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House Republicans Aim To Slash Broadband Internet Grants

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — House Republicans are aiming to save $30 million by cutting grants to build out broadband Internet access across Minnesota.

Gov. Mark Dayton signed the broadband grant program into law last year in hopes of reaching underserved parts of the states. 92 more words


The internet is a utility

…[C]orporations that control internet access insist that they’re providing specialized services that are somehow different than water, power, and telephones. They point to crazy bullshit you don’t want or need like free email addresses and web hosting solutions and goofy personalized search screens as evidence that they’re actually providing “information” services instead of the more highly regulated “telecommunications” services.

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Court Strikes Down FCC Open Internet Order

WASHINGTON — On Tuesday, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals struck down the Federal Communications Commission’s Open Internet Order. In its decision, the court said that the FCC lacked the authority to implement and enforce its rules under the legal framework the agency put forth. 374 more words

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Internet Providers Pheonix Arizona

Do the slow-internet woes have you down? Attempt obtaining higher rate internet solutions from the broadband supplier in your area and eliminate those woes for good. 653 more words

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WEIRD: Three Percent Of Americans Are Still Using Dial-Up Internet

Dial-up Internet was the first online access many people ever knew. It’s just that most of them weren’t content to stick with it as faster options emerged over time. 201 more words