Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren Are Fighting for Cheaper Internet

Internet-loving Americans have been waiting way too long for a team of benevolent juggernauts in Washington to take on massive money-hungry cable companies. This week, four freedom-fighting senators took their first swing in the form of a strongly worded letter to the Federal Communications Commission. The message was… »7/10/15 5:00pm7/10/15 5:00pm

Charter Is Acting Like a Spoiled Brat to Get TWC Merger Passed

How does Charter convince us that buying Time Warner Cable is good for people like you and me? Infuriatingly. One of the consumer benefits of the merger, according to Charter, is that they’ll actually obey the FCC’s net neutrality rules if it passes. How gracious! Were they planning to disobey if they don’t get their… »6/26/15 7:00pm6/26/15 7:00pm

How to Yell at the FCC About Your Cable Company Violating Net Neutrality

Hell yes: The new open internet rules that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) passed a few months ago take effect today. The downside is that the internet’s future is hardly secure, as the rules will be stuck in litigation limbo for years. Nevertheless, you can now officially complain that your cable company… »6/12/15 5:05pm6/12/15 5:05pm

The Latest Big Cable Consolidation Will Screw Consumers and Startups

America woke up to some frustrating news today. Charter, the fourth-largest cable company in America, wants to buy Time Warner Cable, the second-largest, as well as Bright House, the tenth-largest. If the deal goes through it’s going to affect come 23 million internet customers directly. Not in a good way.
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How to Beat TWC and Comcast's Bullshit Modem Rental Fees 

The only thing worse than paying out the tuchus for unreliable internet from Time Warner Cable and Comcast is being forced pay a monthly rental fee for a modem you need to access that crappy internet. Happy New Year! The fees on both TWC and Comcast are going up yet again. Here's how to buy your own modem so you can… »1/02/15 12:45pm1/02/15 12:45pm

Netflix has agreed to pay Time Warner Cable for guaranteed access to broadband—similar to the deal N

Netflix has agreed to pay Time Warner Cable for guaranteed access to broadband—similar to the deal Netflix already has with Comcast, Verizon, and AT&T. Call it a domino effect, but the agreement—reached reluctantly on Netflix's part—will ensure the cable provider delivers on its bandwidth promises for streaming video.… »8/19/14 6:10pm8/19/14 6:10pm