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San Francisco Appeals Court to Hear Challenges Against FCC

Back in February, we reported that over 20 states are suing the FCC in an effort to reverse the repeal and preemption of state laws. Additional suits have been filed by companies and organizations such as Free Press, Mozilla Corp., Vimeo, Inc., Public Knowledge and the Open…

Take Back Your Internet 2018

SXSW 2018 Take Back Your Internet Event Recap

This year, Golden Frog held our annual Take Back Your Internet panel and party with Giganews and Data Foundry on March 9th during the opening night of SXSW. Hosted at the Texas Public Policy Foundation a mere 352 yards from the Austin State Capitol,…

Take Back Your Internet 2018

Golden Frog’s Annual “Take Back Your Internet” Event at SXSW 2018

Take Back Your Internet with Golden Frog! We’re back and hosting our annual event on March 9th during this year’s SXSW! In the past, we’ve discussed myths around online privacy and security, encryption, and the importance of an open Internet.  The Texas Public Policy Foundation is joining us in hosting…

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States Continue Taking on Net Neutrality as Senate Receives Official Notice from FCC

The United States Senate received the FCC’s official notice regarding scraping net neutrality regulations today, which marks the first step in the 60-day deadline Congress has to stop the repeal using the Congressional Review Act. States have also been tackling net neutrality since…

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AT&T’s Internet “Bill of Rights” Gets It Wrong

Last week broadband giant AT&T took out some very large (we’re talking full page) ads in the paper. AT&T advocated for net neutrality and called for an ‘Internet Bill of Rights’ to govern not only broadband Internet access, but the entire Internet. The…

Net Neutrality's Turbulent FCC Path

Congressional Solution to Net Neutrality Should Focus on Return to Open Access

Net neutrality has had it’s day at the FCC, and the results are anything but shocking. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has had his sights on eliminating consumer protections, and accountability for Telcos since he was first appointed to his post in 2012. While tech companies are continuing to unify…

Net Neutrality's Turbulent FCC Path

Net Neutrality Officially Repealed, Fight for Open Internet Continues

Well, it’s official. As of December 14, 2017, previously-existing net neutrality guidelines implemented under Title ll, were repealed by the FCC. This deregulation allows Internet service and broadband providers to manipulate and discriminate against traffic, meaning they can choose to speed up or slow…

Net Neutrality's Turbulent FCC Path

The Internet’s Watershed Moment on Net Neutrality

Whether you believe we are under threat of losing the Internet as an open platform that turns a thriving economic engine or not, one thing is patently clear: The Federal Communication Commission (FCC) chief Ajit Pai is intent on repealing rules regulating the…

Net Neutrality's Turbulent FCC Path

Net Neutrality: The What, Why and How

What Is Net Neutrality? Net neutrality is a principle which prohibits Internet providers from treating traffic online differently. Specifically, it stops them from blocking access to certain content, throttling – or slowing down – Internet traffic and implementing paid prioritization (or “fast lanes”) for sites…

Net Neutrality's Turbulent FCC Path

Battle for the Net Isn’t Over: Help Save Net Neutrality Before It’s Too Late

The FCC vote to remove existing net neutrality rules is almost here – – but there is still time to stop them and ask Congress to act before it’s too late.  You may recall an effort we took part in earlier this year…