The government-administered Lifeline is designed to make the Internet more affordable, but Ajit Pai's FCC has kneecapped the program.
In one instance, the New York City Council proposed a bill that would codify robust cable privacy rules governing all cable providers in the city.
A recent vote further damages the government's ability to accurately study the nation's access to broadband—and it could damage the 2020 census.
This move threatens to leave millions of Americans, particularly from communities of color, without the opportunities that come with connectivity.
A collection of some of our most important and timely stories, from an investigation into toxic Superfund sites to an interview with former George W. Bush ethics lawyer and current Senate hopeful Richard M. Painter.
On Wednesday, the Senate made use of an obscure legislative procedure to challenge the FCC's proposed changes to net neutrality regulations. We chatted with a law professor to break down the specifics.
Broadband-mapping efforts from both the federal government at large and the FCC have had critical flaws that disproportionately affect rural and minority communities.
New York's attorney general says the push represents a struggle between "Big Telecom versus the American people."
The E-Rate program has proven successful in allowing students access to fast Internet speeds, but its future is uncertain.
The settlement is the latest sign that the FCC is stepping up privacy enforcement actions.
A lawsuit can proceed against the company for allegedly failing to offer the required discounts to schools and libraries, says an appeals court.
North Carolina and Tennessee are the latest states to side with telecoms, which have long lobbied against allowing cities to become Internet providers.
A Comcast Time Warner Cable behemoth could have spelled trouble for consumers and online innovators.
We canvassed the world of the social and behavioral sciences, looking for rising stars whose careers promise to make a lasting mark. We'll be profiling the top 30 throughout the month of April.
Obama hailed the benefits of an open Internet in his State of the Union address. Here’s what it is and how he’s trying to make it happen.