Broadband/Cable

Darcy Burner: Safeguarding the Internet is key to the future of our democracy

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Burner, Democratic candidate for Congress in the Washington 8th District, speaks our on Net Neutrality.

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Internet creator Tim Berners-Lee speaks out for net neutrality

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'Neutrality' is New Challenge for Internet Pioneer

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Life after net neutrality: replaced by a chimp?

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Ted Stevens isn't giving up--so we can't either.

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Web videos mock U.S. war deaths

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Posted on YouTube.com, the clips include insurgent slogans and have been viewed thousands of times

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New web resource designed to demystify Internet political speech rules

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New Web Site Lays Out the Rights and Obligations of Political Speakers on the Internet

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Progressives out of touch on public access television

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Progressives, even those the most concerned with media issues, have a blind spot for one of media activists' most hard-won success stories: community television.

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Dubious promises of lower cable bills could pull plug on public access

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Statewide video franchising could lower rates--but existing proposals would curtail funding for citizen and community-produced TV.

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Congress should ensure Internet providers don't play favorites

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Alaska paper tags the state's senior Senator on net neutrality.

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Video franchise not on Senate schedule

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Net neutrality controversy continues to snarl GOP hopes for a fast-tracked telecom bill this session.

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Beware peer-to-peer and BitTorrent: without net neutrality, your days will be numbered and charged

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The most democratic, seemingly uncontrollable file-sharing protocols on the web are among the most likely to be disrupted by big Internet firms if they succeed in quashing net neutrality.

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