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Our Stamp Act: AT&T Broadband Caps and Online Democracy

by Matthew L. Schafer This week, two public interest groups wrote to the Federal Communications Commission to urge an investigation of AT&T’s broadband data caps that were first announced by the company in March.   Similar caps now cover 56% of … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Gives AT&T a Grammar Lesson, Ruling Against Corporate Personhood

by Matthew L. Schafer On Tuesday, the Supreme Court gave AT&T a grammar lesson, ruling against the telecommunications giant in a unanimous decision regarding “corporate personhood.”  Corporate personhood, which AT&T tried to use to evade disclosure rules, is a legal … Continue reading

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If the FCC Doesn’t Regulate the Internet: Predicting a possible history of cyberspace

by Matthew L. Schafer Note: Last week, Jack Shafer over at Slate wrote a piece entitled, “If the FCC had regulated the Internet: A counterfactual history of cyberspace.”  Shafer’s piece essentially lays out a doomsday scenario of what would have … Continue reading

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