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Broadband internet access to homes and businesses in tribal areas is lower than elsewhere in the country, where the density of customers makes broadband service a more attractive business proposition.

Fewer than half the households on tribal lands in Arizona have access to broadband internet, and only one – the Yavapai-Prescott Indian Tribe – exceeds the state average, according to the Census. Read more»

Repealing Net Neutrality would allow giant chain media to work in concert with internet conglomerates to limit access to independent, alternative, and local news sites, posing a direct threat to independent local journalism. Read more»

Demonstrators protest in front of the White House in support of net neutrality on Nov. 6, 2014.

Analysis: President Obama's statement supporting a free Internet is the start of a larger, global process. Read more»

Immigration, net neutrality and the right to channel a broadcast program using a tiny antenna have caused several companies to spend big in order to influence legislators this year. Read more»

An already-tangled Internet governance system looks to be getting more complicated, and some fear without U.S. oversight the Internet, and its censorship, could fall into authoritarian hands. Read more»

It’s been one month since the FCC voted on a proposal critics say would kill net neutrality. With just one month left until comment period ends, both sides of the debate are demanding First Amendment rights. Read more»

Federal Communications Commission headquarters.

Despite reports to the contrary, the debate over network neutrality is far from over. Read more»

Google and Verizon - which have historically been on different sides of the net neutrality debate - favor net neutrality on wired broadband, but "wouldn't apply such limits to Internet use on mobile phones." Read more»

The principle of net neutrality — the idea that Internet service providers must treat all traffic equally, and not privilege certain content by giving it more, or less, bandwidth — is one the FCC has been more aggressive about implementing under the Obama administration. Read more»