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Verizon

Verizon Is Sending A Big Message to its Customers With This Change

Having low or no credit and signing up without a contract are no problem with Verizon's Fios Prepaid service

Verizon is the first of the big cable and broadband providers to provide prepaid, month-to-month…

By Samara Lynn

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FCC

[Updated] Trump’s FCC Chief Ending Free Internet for Poor Families

Though initiated by the former conservative administrations of Reagan and Bush, Trump's newly appointed chairman of the FCC plans to terminate the federal program that provides phone and internet access to low-income families

President Trump’s newly appointed FCC chairman will reverse a program that provides low-income families with…

By Samara Lynn

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net neutrality

Here’s Why You Should Give a Damn About Net Neutrality

In this edition of The Tech 100: Yes, you need to know about net neutrality and why it is critical to your freedom

Net neutrality is the principle that Internet service providers and governments regulating the Internet should…

By Samara Lynn

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Net Neutrality

Here’s Why This Week’s Net Neutrality Ruling is Good for You

High court uphold Net Neutrality and fair Internet access.

” ISPs must not engage in “unjust or reasonable discrimination…”

By Samara Lynn

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No Same-Day for You: Amazon and Other Examples of Unequal Access in Tech

A report shows that Amazon withholds its same-day delivery service to several zip codes in predominately black neighborhoods. It's just one example of tech racism

How unfortunate that technology advances so much faster than humans’ capacity to not be racist,…

By Samara Lynn

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Comcast Extends Program Offering Low-Income Families Free Broadband Access

The cable giant's merger with Time Warner Cable will expand the low-income service to even more major cities across America

Are you receiving the service from Comcast?

By Patrick Austin

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Blacks Continue to Climb on Broadband Bandwagon

African Americans have highest Internet growth rate of any major demographic group

The rate of African Americans adopting broadband has grown to 56% from 46% at a…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Astronauts Finally Get Internet Access In Space

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — In a high tech first — really, really high —…

By Associated Press

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