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Net Neutrality

The Takeaway

GOP Senator: FCC Ruling on Net Neutrality 'Smacks of Big Government'

Friday, February 27, 2015

Republican Sen. John Thune says that while he's not surprised by the FCC's decision, he is disappointed. 

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On The Media

What Radio Can Teach The Internet

Friday, February 27, 2015

Net neutrality is a 21st century concern, but the policy debate that erupted between FCC chairs, business and citizens echoes an eerily similar fray— from 70 years ago.

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On The Media

Free And Open

Friday, February 27, 2015

This week, net neutrality advocates celebrated the FCC's ruling that bans Internet service providers from giving faster connections to websites that pay for the privilege.

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On The Media

Secure Connections

Friday, February 27, 2015

This week OTM examines what the Open Internet Order means for the data flowing through our devices. Also, a look back at the people who helped end Qaddafi's rule in Libya.

The Takeaway

The Fight Against Digital Dead Zones

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Forget streaming Netflix—many children in Western Massachusetts sit in cars in library parking lots in order to access wifi to complete homework assignments. 

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The Takeaway

Municipally Owned Networks: The Future of The Open Web?

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

In addition to tomorrow's vote on net neutrality, the FCC will also decide whether or not to intervene in two states that have laws that limit municipally owned internet networks.

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The Takeaway

How Kansas City Became an Internet Powerhouse

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

In 2011, Google announced that Kansas City, Missouri would become a test site for Google Fiber, which offers a connection that's up to 100 times faster than today's basic broadband.

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The Takeaway

Web Utopias & Dial Up Dead Zones: The Fight for Net Neutrality

Monday, February 23, 2015

Should all internet traffic be treated equally? That's the question before the Federal Communications Commission this week.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

That Time Brian Asked Eric Schmidt if Google Is a Public Utility...

Friday, February 20, 2015

As the FCC approaches a decision on net neutrality, listen back to Google's CEO's take on regulating the web when it seemed like a futuristic idea. His comments might surprise you.
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The Brian Lehrer Show

The Wild Wild Net: The FCC Wants to Regulate the Internet

Friday, February 20, 2015

The FCC plans to vote soon on whether it should regulate the Internet as a public utility. Net neutrality advocate Tim Wu discusses the latest on the FCC's proposal.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Net Neutrality; NYC Health Commissioner; Cricket World Cup

Friday, February 20, 2015

The FCC votes soon on net neutrality; NYC's Health Commissioner Dr. Mary Bassett on #BlackLives Matter; the anniversary of Malcolm X's death; vaccine skeptics & the Cricket World Cup.

The Takeaway

FCC Chairman: A Declaration of Independence for the Internet

Thursday, February 05, 2015

After 4 million responses from the public and a nudge from the president, the FCC chairmen sent a strong message yesterday: All internet must be treated equally.

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The Takeaway

Fast, Fair & Open: FCC Chief Pushes For New Rules To Support Net Neutrality

Wednesday, February 04, 2015

In an op-ed posted today, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler made himself very clear: He wants the internet to be an unrestricted channel for communication and commerce.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Will The Internet Remain Accessible to All?

Friday, November 14, 2014

On this week's Please Explain, we explore the politics and policy behind Net Neutrality, and what it means for the future of the internet. 

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On The Media

Resuscitating Net Neutrality

Friday, November 14, 2014

As Obama's first post-midterms policy proposal, net neutrality has once again been shocked with a defibrillator. Bob speaks with NYT reporter Edward Wyatt about the latest developments. 

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Money Talking

Obama and the Future of the Internet

Friday, November 14, 2014

The president is siding with Silicon Valley and angering cable operators with his plan for preventing preferential Internet pricing and eliminating fast and slow lanes online.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Uncovering The Truth: Nazis Protected by the U.S. Government, and the Complex Life of Nelson Rockefeller

Friday, November 14, 2014

Nazis in America. The life and political career of Nelson Rockefeller. “The Country House.” Net neutrality!

The Takeaway

Internet at the Speed of Government?

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

President Obama came out in support of net neutrality this week. An advocate against the policy explains why he believes the internet is not a public utility.

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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: The Deep Scars of Battles Near and Far

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

This Veterans Day, we explore how WWI is still impacting us, one general reflects on the failures of the Iraq and Afghan wars, and we look at the untold story of Jackie Kennedy.

BBC Future

The Wild West of the Internet

Wednesday, November 05, 2014

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Less than half the world's population is connected to the Internet. As more people come online, it's being used more creatively — but not always with good intentions.

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