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2018 News

  • 17-10-2018: Up to 9.5 million net neutrality comments were made with stolen identities.  [Ars Technica]
  • 16-10-2018: Stanford study says almost every unique FCC comment was pro-net neutrality.  [The Verge]
  • 24-08-2018: Boffins devise way to detect who's throttling transit.  [The Register]
  • 23-08-2018: California’s strict net neutrality bill is close to final passage.  [Ars Technica]
  • 21-08-2018: Net Neutrality heads to court as states seek to implement their own rules.  [HardOCP]  [Reuters]
  • 08-08-2018: FCC lied to Congress about made-up DDoS attack.  [Ars Technica]
    • 14-08-2018: Ajit Pai grilled by lawmakers on why FCC spread “myth” of DDoS attack.  [Ars Technica]
    • 16-08-2018: Ajit Pai knew DDoS claim was false in January.  [Ars Technica]
    • 18-08-2018: A timeline of the FCC's twisty DDoS debacle  [Wired]
    • 20-08-2018: Mozilla accuses FCC of abdicating its role.  [The Register]
  • 07-08-2018: Ajit Pai admits FCC lied about “DDoS,” blames it on Obama administration.  [Ars Technica]  [The Register]  [Engadget]  [HardOCP]
  • 17-07-2018: Bill to save net neutrality gets first Republican vote in US House.  [Ars Technica]
  • 11-07-2018: India approves strong net neutrality rules.  [Engadget]  [BBC News]
  • 05-07-2018: California lawmakers to pass 'strongest net neutrality protections' in America.  [The Register]  [Ars Technica]  [Engadget]  [Wired]
  • 21-06-2018: California net neutrality bill gutted as lawmakers cave to AT&T lobbyists.  [Ars Technica]
  • 21-06-2018: Net Neutrality - could US changes influence NZ?  [ITP TechBlog]
  • 10-06-2018: Net Neutrality is officially dead.  [HardOCP]  [cNet]  [BBC News]  [Wired]  [Ars Technica]  [Engadget]  [The Register]
    • 11-06-2018: Ajit Pai says you’re going to love the death of net neutrality.  [Ars Technica]
  • 08-06-2018: Net neutrality to be repealed unless Congress takes action.  [Ars Technica]
  • 06-06-2018: FCC accused of “spreading lies” about DDoS hitting comment system.  [Ars Technica]
    • 09-06-2018: FCC lied about “DDoS” attack.  [Ars Technica]
    • 13-06-2018: US senators to find the truth about FCC DDoS attack.  [The Register]
  • 21-02-2018: Ajit Pai's plan will take broadband away from poor people.  [Wired]
  • 20-02-2018: FCC’s net neutrality rules will officially expire in late April.  [Ars Technica]  [PocketNow]  [Android Police]  [Engadget]
    • 23-02-2018: States re-file lawsuit against FCC to challenge Net Neutrality repeal.  [THG]  [HardOCP]  [EFF]  [The Register]
  • 16-02-2018: To kill net neutrality, FCC might have to fight more than half of US states.  [Ars Technica]
  • 16-02-2018: What is net neutrality and why should New Zealanders care about it?  [Stuff]
  • 15-02-2018: FCC inspector general sticks corruption probe into chairman Ajit Pai amid $4bn media merger.  [The Register]  [Ars Technica]  [Engadget]
    • 28-02-2018: FCC boss under increasing pressure in corporate favoritism row.  [The Register]
  • 14-02-2018: Pressure mounts on FCC to cough up answers over fake net neutrality comments.  [The Register]
  • 07-02-2018: FCC says Net Neutrality repeal has already fixed the Internet.  [ExtremeTech]  [Ars Technica]
    • 08-02-2018: Sorry, FCC: Charter will lower investment after net neutrality repeal.  [Ars Technica]
  • 06-02-2018: ISPs must follow net neutrality in New Jersey.  [Ars Technica]
  • 30-01-2018: California Senate defies FCC, approves net neutrality law.  [Ars Technica]
  • 26-01-2018: If you've ever wondered whether the FCC boss is a Big Cable stooge – wonder no more.  [The Register]
  • 25-01-2018: Net neutrality will be enforced in New York under orders from governor.  [Ars Technica]
  • 25-01-2018: Mayor quits FCC committee, says it favors ISPs over the public interest.  [Ars Technica]  [Engadget]
  • 24-01-2018: Feds plan investigation into fraudulent FCC comments.  [THG]  [Ars Technica]  [Engadget]
  • 22-01-2018: A Comcast net neutrality commitment from the NBC merger just expired.  [Ars Technica]
  • 22-01-2018: Montana is enforcing net neutrality with new executive order.  [Ars Technica]  [The Verge]  [The Register]
    • 26-01-2018: Montana to FCC: You can’t stop us from protecting net neutrality.  [Ars Technica]
  • 16-01-2018: The fight to restore net neutrality is picking up steam.  [Engadget]  [The Verge]  [Ars Technica]  [ExtremeTech]
  • 09-01-2018: US Congress seizes net neutrality, stuffs it into a bipartisan black hole.  [The Register]
  • 09-01-2018: Why the FCC will prevail.  [Russ White]  [CircleID]
  • 08-01-2018: Net neutrality gaining steam in state legislatures after FCC repeal.  [Ars Technica]
  • 08-01-2018: Restoration of net neutrality rules hits key milestone in Senate.  [Ars Technica]
  • 05-01-2018: Net neutrality suit gains support from tech’s biggest companies.  [Engadget]
  • 05-01-2018: FCC releases final net neutrality repeal order, three weeks after vote.  [Ars Technica]  [Engadget]
  • 03-01-2018: FCC is still editing the net neutrality repeal order.  [Ars Technica]

Useful Articles

  • Complete guide to Net Neutrality.  [Wired]
  • Net Neutrality and a decentralised cloud for a more open Internet.  [DC Knowledge]
  • How to check for Net Neutrality violations on your network.  [Lifehacker]
  • Net Neutrality collection.  [Russ White, Russ White]
  • Who controls the Internet?  [Russ White]  [Adrian Colyer]
  • Anonymous speech is more important that ever - TED proves it.  [Wired]
  • Net neutrality: equal treatment of traffic doesn't mean equal service quality for users. [The Register]
  • Net morality.  [Russ White]  [CircleID]
  • Why an open Internet matters.  [Russ White]  [Internet Society]
  • Internet censorship, kill switches violate human rights law.  [HardOCP]  [ZDNet]
  • The internet's first anarchist.  [Stuff]
  • FCC's 400-page net neutrality rules – here's what you need to know.  [The Register]
  • Making the Internet a utility -- what’s the worst that could happen?  [Ars Technica]
  • Net Neutrality: five myths, and the real facts.  [HardOCP]  [MacWorld]
  • How to explain Net Neutrality to your relatives.  [Gizmodo]
  • Net Neutrality explained: what is it and how will it affect you?  [TrustedReviews]
  • The Net Neutrality debate is about companies & politicians own posturing.  [Streaming Media]
  • Net Neutrality won't fix ISP throttling -- here's why.  [HotHardware]  [HardOCP]
  • How ISPs squeeze Netflix traffic and create network jams that affect all their users.  [Medium]
  • If the internet had slow lanes, you'd still be waiting to read this article.  [Engadget]
  • Companies that sell network equipment to ISPs don’t want net neutrality.  [Ars Technica]
  • How big telecom smothers city-run broadband.  [Ars Technica: article 1article 2]
  • Vint Cerf on ICANN and NTIA.  [BoingBoing]
  • How Comcast became a powerful -- and controversial -- part of the Internet backbone.  [Ars Technica]
  • Short documentary explains Net Neutrality.  [BoingBoing]  [NYT]
  • The clearest and simplest explanation yet for why Internet ‘fast lanes’ are a terrible idea.  [BGR]  [Washington Post]
  • Net neutrality: What it is, and why you should care.  [BoingBoing]
  • The case for Net Neutrality's nuclear option.  [Wired]
  • The biggest misunderstanding in the Net Neutrality debate.  [Gizmodo]
  • The open Internet?  [Geoff Huston]
  • Who should really decide Net Neutrality's fate?  [Gizmodo]
  • Net neutrality explanation of the day.  [HardOCP]  [John Oliver YouTube]  [Gizmodo]  [BoingBoing]  [TechDirt]
  • What you need to know about net neutrality.  [Engadget]
  • How do "Internet fast lanes" *really* work?  [Reddit]
  • The FCC’s net neutrality proposal: what does it mean for you, and the internet?  [ExtremeTech]
  • Why net neutrality became a thing for the Internet generation.  [ReadWriteWeb]
  • WTF is net neutrality, anyway? And how can we make everything better?  [The Register]  [StackExchange]
  • Who should control the Internet?  [Gizmodo]
  • It's time to encrypt the entire Internet.  [HardOCP]  [Wired]
  • Is the US giving up the keys to the internet?  [BBC News]
  • One big reason we lack Internet competition: starting an ISP is really hard.  [Ars Technica]  [BGR]
  • This video is a two-minute primer on net neutrality.  [Lifehacker]
  • Sir Tim Berners-Lee: World wide web needs bill of rights.  [BBC News]  [Gizmodo]  [Graham Cluley]  [Stuff]  [BoingBoing]  [The Guardian]  [Trusted Reviews]
    • Inventor of the web is right: we need an Internet bill of rights.  [Wired]
  • These 14 people hold the keys to global Internet security.  [BGR]
  • The world map of Internet censorship by country.  [HardOCP]  [MakeUseOf]
  • These six organizations secretly run the Internet.  [BGR]
  • Net neutrality and net reality.  [EtherealMind]
  • Vint Cerf: The Internet and 40 years of openness.  [IPv6 Act Now]  [Computer Weekly]