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Featured Article filed under Broadband | Written by Lisa Gonzalez | No Comments | Updated on Nov 28, 2017

Resources to Combat Network Neutrality Repeal from ILSR

The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at https://ilsr.org/resources-to-combat-network-neutrality-repeal-from-ilsr/

The FCC is set to vote on whether or not to repeal network Neutrality under the deceptive guise of “Restoring Internet Freedom” on December 14th. Like others who study broadband and telecommunications policy, we’re distressed by the possibilities for the Internet and its users, should the Commission decide to repeal these protections. Because we use the Internet for so much in our daily lives, reversing network neutrality will give big ISPs like Comcast and Verizon undue power over what information we receive, our online business, and the result may negatively impact innovation. Continue reading

Featured Article filed under Broadband | Written by Lisa Gonzalez | No Comments | Updated on Oct 30, 2017

ILSR Submits Multiple Federal Communications Commission Comments Supporting Local Internet Choice

The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at https://ilsr.org/ilsr-submits-multiple-federal-communications-commission-comments-supporting-local-internet-choice/

This fall, we’ve submitted multiple comments to the Federal Communications Commission supporting local Internet choice and remaining critical of concentrated power in the hands of large telecom companies. Continue reading