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Making Net Neutrality a Laughing Matter

Making Net Neutrality a Laughing Matter

by Carla Murphy on September 8 2014, 7:00AM

Kevin Avery, a stand-up comedian and a writer for “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver” co-wrote an epic skit about net neutrality. Here’s how he helped make a dense topic hilarious.

Topics: Net Neutrality

FCC's New Net Neutrality Rules Make Nobody Happy

FCC’s New Net Neutrality Rules Make Nobody Happy

by Jamilah King on December 21 2010, 3:29PM

Here’s what they say, and what comes next.

Topics: Net Neutrality, Technology

What You Need to Know About the FCC's Open Web Plan

What You Need to Know About the FCC’s Open Web Plan

by Jamilah King on December 3 2010, 12:01PM

Chairman Julius Genachowski finally spoke this week. Few are pleased with what he said.

Topics: Net Neutrality, Technology

Latino Web Users Challenge Verizon

Latino Web Users Challenge Verizon

by Jamilah King on October 29 2010, 10:50AM

Verizon’s not the only one who can make persuasive ads.

Topics: Net Neutrality, Technology

Waxman Holds Off On Google-Verizon Internet Copycat Bill

Waxman Holds Off On Google-Verizon Internet Copycat Bill

by Jamilah King on September 29 2010, 2:42PM

Advocates worry that corporate agendas are leading the way.

Topics: Net Neutrality, Technology

Air Has No Prejudice, But Verizon Does

Air Has No Prejudice, But Verizon Does

by Jamilah King on August 23 2010, 4:12PM

Five lies the company’s using to convince people it’s not fighting net neutrality.

Topics: Net Neutrality, Technology

Here's Why the Broadband Debate Matters For You

Here’s Why the Broadband Debate Matters For You

by Jamilah King on August 13 2010, 2:08PM

Yeah, it’s complicated. But here’s a primer on “net neutrality” and why communities of color should care about it.

Topics: Net Neutrality, Technology

Verizon, Google Plot an Internet With Traffic Ghettos

Verizon, Google Plot an Internet With Traffic Ghettos

by Jamilah King on August 5 2010, 5:30PM

Open Internet advocates worry Web sources who can’t pay for access will be drowned out—and ask you to tell Google as much.

Topics: Net Neutrality, Technology

A Digital Divide Between U.S. and Foreign-Born Latinos, Too

A Digital Divide Between U.S. and Foreign-Born Latinos, Too

by Jamilah King on July 28 2010, 11:49AM

Cost and service remain the key factors in who gets online and how.

Topics: Net Neutrality, Technology

Blacks and Latinos Phoning Across the Digital Divide

Blacks and Latinos Phoning Across the Digital Divide

by Jamilah King on July 9 2010, 6:44PM

As web regulation heats up, study shows mobile users are growing, but the broadband gap remains.

Topics: Net Neutrality, Technology