The Gazette: Reports of the Internet’s Death Greatly Exaggerated

By Adam Sullivan If you’re reading this, American civilization has survived its first days without net neutrality. Rejoice! The repeal of the federal government’s net neutrality rules took hold last week, ending Obama-era regulations which advocates say ensured a “free and open” internet. Millions of critics warned that decision would mark a grim new era for […]

Independent Women’s Forum: Net Neutrality Ends Today. Here’s Why It’s Not the End of the World.

By Patrice Lee Onwuka Did you access Facebook or Twitter with no problems this morning? Did you open a browser to search with no unusual delay? The end of net neutrality rules was supposed to mean doom and gloom for the internet, but as we’ve predicted, nothing has changed – or likely will. Net neutrality rules, which control how broadband companies deliver services, […]

The Detroit News: Net Neutrality in the Public Interest

By Cinnamon Rogers Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg recently took the hot seat on Capitol Hill for two days of grilling following news about Cambridge Analytica’s use of stolen data to profile and target American voters. Facebook also faces criticism about its privacy policies and data collection. And in a rare moment of bipartisanship, members on both […]

Times Union: Let FTC Enforce Uniform Online Privacy Rules

By Nancy Libin The Senate recently confirmed five nominees to the Federal Trade Commission, the nation’s most important consumer protection agency. It is the most dramatic change in leadership at the agency since the first group of commissioners was sworn in in 1915. The new commissioners already have their hands full, as polls show a […]