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There's this crazy idea going around these days that free access to the Internet is a human right. This idea is behind a few different movements going around today. One of them is Net Neutrality, an idea with a name so misleading that the metaphors...

The effort to bring competition to the U.S. broadband market depends on the eradication of laws in 19 states that make it difficult or impossible for communities to build their own networks. States, stand down! Let community broadband innovate. orig...

The entire debate over what to do about big broadband companies boils down to one phrase: Title II, which is the FCC's only source of real power. Here's an explanation of what it is and why insiders think the FCC won't dare use it. Title II is the o...

 Cities like Chattanooga, Tenn., have led the charge of providing public broadband services to local communities. Today, Chattanooga and Wilson, N.C., another city that provides municipal broadband, took it a step further by filing petitions to...

Well here's an interesting development. Deb Fischer is no Ted Cruz but Heritage Action does have her slightly above average for a Republican Senator. So it caught my eye to see that she's working with Cory Booker on the LOCAL TV Act, which would d...

Attention, ISPs who have vague terms of service or promise one thing and then fail to deliver: The FCC is keeping an eye on you. The FCC reminds ISPs they can’t mess with broadband without telling the consumer originally published by Gigaom, &...

Make sure to send me ideas on topics to take apart, folks. I've hit a number of important topics, but I don't always know what needs explaining. I'd like to think I'm a little better than this than the anti-Israel bigots at Vox, so feel free to lea...