Boston Globe Editorial: Congress should let cities provide their own Internet

PRESIDENT OBAMA made it a point to highlight the importance of providing high-speed Internet access to all Americans in his State of the Union address last week. No one disagrees with the sentiment. The method he proposed, however — removing legislative barriers that prevent some cities and towns from creating their own Internet networks — […] More »

Huffington Post: Not So Fast, Net Neutrality…

Over the last few months, things have been looking good for keeping the Internet open to everyone. A little too good, as far as Congress is concerned, which is why members and the corporate lobbyists who write them hefty checks have launched a last-ditch legislative effort to scuttle net neutrality. Both President Obama and Federal […] More »

The Hill: Markey, McCaskill join Booker’s municipal Internet bill

Sen. Cory Booker’s (D-N.J.) bill meant to push back on state laws that restrict cities from building their own public Internet networks gained two Democratic co-sponsors. Booker on Thursday formally introduced the Community Broadband Act, which forbids states or local governments from creating a “statute, regulation, or other legal requirement” the bars communities from creating […] More »

The Hill: Senate Dems balk at draft Internet legislation

Senate Democrats are balking at a new GOP proposal governing net neutrality. Four Democrats said they “stand willing” to work with Republicans on legislation and acknowledged the party’s pivot on the issue. More »