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Dems Urge FCC to Tackle Surveillance Tech in Communities of Color

A new letter from nine U.S. Representatives to FCC chariman Tom Wheeler echoes activists’ calls against the stingray technology that many police departments use to monitor communities of color.

This FCC Vote Will Bring Broadband to More Low-Income Families

The Federal Communications Commission voted 3-2 to expand the Lifeline program—which currently subsidizes phone plans for many low-income Americans—to include broadband Internet access. 

The Latest In The Fight For Our Internet

The vote scheduled for Thursday is the latest battle in a decade-long war for an open and equal Internet.

FCC Commissioner Says No to Pay-For-Play Internet

Will the rest of the commission agree?