Cloudflare, Daily Stormer and Free Speech Post-Charlottesville

The Daily Stormer is a Neo-Nazi web forum on the internet that takes its name from the Nazi Party’s tabloid newspaper Der Stürmer.  The Southern Poverty Law Center describes the Daily Stormer as a website dedicated to spreading anti-Semitism, neo-Nazism, and white nationalism, primarily through guttural hyperbole and epithet-laden stories about topics like alleged Jewish world control and…

It’s Time to Speak Up to Save Your Internet

  It’s Time to Speak Up to Save Your Internet Today is the Internet-Wide Day of Action to Save Net Neutrality, in which more than 50,000 people, sites, and organizations, including Amazon, Etsy Facebook, Google, Kickstarter, Mozilla, Netflix, OK Cupid, Reddit, Twitter and Vimeo, will demonstrate to oppose the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) plan to…

Special CLBR – Internet Day of Action to Save Net Neutrality with FreePress.Org

Internet Day of Action to Save Net Neutrality with FreePress.Org Listen Live This Wednesday, July 12th thousands of websites plan a massive online protest to save Net Neutrality, including Twitter, Amazon, Reddit, Netflix, OK Cupid, Mozilla, Etsy, Kickstarter, and Vimeo.  CLBR will be live with a representative from FreePress.org, one of the protest organizers, to discuss…

Tech Giants Come to Defense of Net Neutrality

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai sat down with the leadership of the Internet Association, which touts itself as the only trade association that exclusively represents leading global internet companies on matters of public policy, on the issues of Net Neutrality, privacy and TCPA. A summarized by the association, IA expressed its “vigorous support” for the Open…

Showdown on Net Neutrality Taking Shape

2015: The Net Neutrality Order In February 2015, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted 3-2 to treat internet service as a telecommunication service  under Title II of the Communications Act of 1934 and adopted rules prohibiting broadband providers from (i) blocking “lawful content, applications, services, or non-harmful devices or throttling,  degrading or impairing  access to the same;” (ii) favoring traffic in…

NY AG Complaint Slams TWC on False Speed Claims, Pay to Play

New York’s Attorney General has filed a complaint against Spectrum-Time Warner Cable for engaging in fraudulent and deceptive practices: Spectrum-TWC promised Internet speeds that it knew it could not deliver to subscribers; second, and Spectrum-TWC promised reliable access to online content that it knew it could not deliver to subscribers. The NYAG complaint alleges that failed…