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SF Net Neutrality Proponents Applaud President Obama’s Plan To Keep Internet Free

San Francisco Bay Area companies that have joined a national coalition to fight for net neutrality include Reddit, Imgur, Y Combinator and Netflix.

11/10/2014

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Cable Stocks Fall After Obama Backs Net Neutrality, Calls On FCC To Ban Internet ‘Fast Lanes’

Cable company stocks fell sharply Monday after President Obama called for the Federal Communications Commission to reclassify Internet access as a utility.

11/10/2014

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Netflix, Twitter & Reddit Plan Internet ‘Slowdown’ To Call For Net Neutrality

Several websites, big and small, are taking a stance in the new battle over net neutrality with an Internet “slowdown” Wednesday.

09/10/2014

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Larry Magid: Verizon Plans To Bring Cable TV To Mobile Devices

Why cut the cord when you can take it with you? That’s the idea behind Verizon’s new plan, which will let its customers stream cable TV straight to their smartphones.

08/13/2014

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Larry Magid: FCC Extends Public Comment Deadline On Net Neutrality

The Federal Communications Commission says it’s extending the deadline for public to comment on a net neutrality proposal because the response has swamped the agency’s website.

07/15/2014

Net neutrality protests at Google Headquarters in Mountain View. (CBS)

‘Occupy’ Protesters Arrested At Google Campus Overnight

The occupation outside Google headquarters lasted only about ten hours, but resulted in about half of the 10 protesters being taken into custody. The activists had been demanding that Google do more to protect net neutrality.

06/25/2014

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FCC Decision On Net Neutrality Could Lead To Priority Internet Fast Lanes For A Price

The Federal Communications Commission voted Thursday to move ahead with a proposal of new rules that could set standards for Internet providers who wish to create paid priority fast lanes on their networks.

05/15/2014

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Netflix, Comcast Reach Deal To Assure Smooth Streaming

Netflix has reached a deal with Comcast to ensure that its TV shows and movies are streamed smoothly to households.

02/23/2014

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Larry Magid: Federal Appeals Court Strikes Down FCC’s Net Neutrality Rules

A federal appeals court in Washington has struck down the FCC’s net neutrality rules, but what does it mean for the consumer?

01/15/2014

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Larry Magid: AT&T Looks At ‘Sponsored Data’ Plan

AT&T is introducing a new program called “sponsored data” that the telecommunications giant said will help customers stay within their data limit. The idea is that AT&T would contract with companies and pick up the data cost of accessing their service.

01/14/2014

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