FCC net neutrality
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia still upheld much of the FCC's December 2017 order.
With the Pokémon Go craze sweeping the nation (including me), T-Mobile figured they could win a public relations coup and potentially a few customers with a brilliant gift: unlimited data when using the Pokémon Go app.
Earlier this month, the Federal Communications Commission hit AT&T with a $100 million fine, accusing the company of throttling speeds for customers who thought they had unlimited data plans.
All we really need to know is that passing H.R. 1314 essentially puts the omnibus, 29-chapter Trans Pacific Partnership trade agreement onto the fast track, where Congress members don't get a chance to deliberate or discuss it on the floor of the House.
America's faith and moral voices have always been at the forefront of social movements. Media justice is the next frontier.
Given the realignment of power in the world -- from nations to cities to individuals -- what the city does or does not do can determine their community's success and survival, or its demise; and as such, will determine the nation's success or failure.
Republicans are screaming like someone stole the champagne from the RNC refrigerator. Verizon and its fellow broadband providers, like Comcast, are screaming, too. They threaten to sue the FCC... again. But as I wrote here many months ago, such threats ring empty.