BREAKING: FCC votes to kill Net Neutrality (for now)

Just moments ago, the Federal Communications Commission voted to consider adopting rules that would end Net Neutrality and give the 1% a fast lane on the internet. They did it in spite of a wave of public outrage towards the idea of a two-tiered internet: In addition to more than …

Open Internet Proposal at Verizon Wins 24.1% of Shareholder Vote

  For Immediate Release May 2, 2013  Open Internet Proposal at Verizon Wins 24.1% of Shareholder Vote _________________________   Concerns about FCC Lawsuit, Business Risks Prompt 3-fold Increase in Votes from 2012   NEW YORK – About one-quarter of all Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) shareholder votes were cast in favor of …

Verizon Shareholder Proposal on Open Internet Supported by Leading Proxy Advisor

  For Immediate Release April 17, 2013 Verizon Shareholder Proposal on Open Internet Issues  Receives Support from Leading Proxy Advisor ISS A shareholder proposal asking Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) to issue a report about the risks confronting the company because of its positions on net neutrality and open Internet …

  News of the movement for April 11, 2013     National Conference for Media Reform Taking on Murdoch, SOPA and the FCC From the digital divide to media consolidation to Net Neutrality, Craig Aaron, president and CEO of Free Press, is on the front lines of media reform. BillMoyers.com …

New AT&T Report on Net Neutrality Highlights

For Immediate Release New AT&T Report on Net Neutrality Highlights ‘Failure in Corporate Citizenship,’ Say Investors For Immediate Release January 8, 2012   A new report by AT&T Inc. summarizing the company’s positions on so-called network neutrality principles highlights a “worrisome failure in corporate citizenship” and raises significant concerns about …

AT&T Shareholder Vote on Net Neutrality Surpasses Critical Threshold

For Immediate Release April 27, 2012 Shares worth more than $11.4 billion voted in favor; Similar votes upcoming at Verizon and Sprint A shareholder proposal calling upon AT&T Inc. (NYSE – T) to publicly commit to network neutrality principles on its wireless networks attracted important support in initial voting results …

SEC Ruling Means Shareholders of AT&T, Verizon and Sprint Will Vote on Net Neutrality Proposal

SEC Ruling Means Shareholders of AT&T, Verizon and Sprint Will Vote on Net Neutrality Proposal For Immediate Release February 15, 2012 NEW YORK – Investors in AT&T, Verizon and Sprint will finally have an opportunity to vote on shareholder proposals which call on the companies to commit to network neutrality …

The Google-Verizon Payment Plan

The Google-Verizon Net Neutrality proposal gives broadband providers lots of leeway to offer preferential treatment to some and to choke off others. This is not an adequate framework to guide Internet policy, especially in a market as concentrated as the United States . The FCC can best set reasonable rules …