Broadband/Cable

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Ok, net neutrality... but where's my open access?

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Advocates of a truly democratic media system need to look further downfield while working for short-term policy goals--and we need to work hard for serious social change.

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Seattle tabs Wave Broadband as cable provider

Net neutrality: lessons from the past

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An Internet without net neutrality might become as fragmented as U.S. mobile phone networks, say some observers. But history may hold even richer lessons.

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Net neutrality may derail telecom bill

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Ted Stevens' attempt to ram through his telecom bill is being slowed by politics and by continued support for Internet freedom.

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No floor vote scheduled for cable bill in Senate

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Bill will wait at least until September

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Net neutrality - by the numbers

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If Senate Commerce Committee Chairman Ted Stevens (R-AK) thinks the Internet is a complex “series of tubes,” he’s now finding out how difficult it is to navigate legislation through the Senate. At least on the Internet, those pesky little packets can get from one place to another. In the Senate, that outcome isn’t so certain. Bills can be started on their way through the Senate, but never reach the end.

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