Consensus Builds For Comprehensive Net Neutrality Legislation In Congress 

Clear Bipartisan Support For Permanent Solution, Not State-By-State Patchwork Recently, States Have Been Pursuing Individual Net Neutrality Legislation: Several States Are Trying To Pass Their Own Versions Of Net Neutrality Rules Following The Federal Communications Commission’s Recent Repeal. “Several states are trying to pass their own respective versions of ‘net neutrality’ rules after the Federal […]

THREE PINOCCHIOS: Washington Post Dismantles Latest Title II Fearmongering

The Washington Post’s Fact Checker yesterday gave “Three Pinocchios” to the latest wild claims from supporters of a Congressional Review Act (CRA) to overturn the December vote by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) that repealed harmful, Depression-era Title II regulations on the internet. The False Claim: “If we don’t save net neutrality, you’ll get the internet one word […]

Broadband for America Statement On Effort To Overturn FCC Order

WASHINGTON, Feb. 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Broadband for America issued the following statement regarding the so-called “Day of Action” in support of a Congressional Review Act (CRA): This CRA allows a simple majority in Congress to unilaterally overturn a Federal agency’s policies and regulations — essentially writing a law that bypasses debate and utilizes partisan voting procedures, and […]

Top Seven Lies, Exaggerations, and Misstatements About the FCC Plan to Restore Internet Freedom

Proponents of heavy government regulation of internet networks are loudly and wrongly insisting that the FCC plan to reverse its current “Title II” internet regulations will “end the internet as we know it” and bring cyberspace, social media, and apparently even democracy itself to a screeching halt. They have held over-the-top rallies, conference calls and […]

Statement by Broadband for America Ahead of FCC Vote on Restoring Internet Freedom

“America’s broadband providers are 100% committed to a free and open internet and have always practiced net neutrality regardless of government regulations or rules because that is what their customers demand.  Additionally, all of the major providers have announced clear and strong policies ensuring no blocking, no throttling, and no unfair discrimination against lawful traffic […]