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ICMYI: Koch-millennials’ group tries to school Udall about good Internet policy

  Jonathan Lockwood, state director for the Koch-funded millennials' political group Generation Opportunity, wrote an interesting op-ed for the Greeley Tribune the other day entitled...

Boy Scouts get big money from foundations with nondiscrimination policies

Corporate foundations have given millions to the Boy Scouts of America and its subdivisions in recent years despite that organization’s policy of excluding gays and lesbians. Many of those same foundations have policies against giving to organizations that discriminate based on sexual orientation.

The quick and the dead: Google flips on net neutrality

Google, one of the biggest guns roaming the internet frontier, has reportedly joined the posse of big boys looking to shoot down net neutrality....

Polis, Perlmutter signed onto Net policy letter meant to serve Verizon

Colorado U.S. Reps. Jared Polis and Ed Perlmutter signed onto a letter to the Federal Communications Commission last week Thursday that was penned by New York Democratic U.S. Rep. Gregory Meeks. The letter was signed by 70 other members of Congress and appears to have been crafted by Meeks to cater to Verizon Communications, the second-largest employer in his New York district and also the second-largest contributor to his campaign coffers. Verizon donated as much as $43,000 to Meeks, according to campaign-cash tracking website Open Secrets. The letter was sent in advance of meetings the FCC plans to hold Thursday on national broadband policy.

Verizon: Cell traffic through the roof at DNC

Can you hear me now ... hello? ... you're breaking up Verizon Wireless reports cell phone traffic increased by almost 10 million calls and transmissions on its network around the Democratic National Convention in Denver last week. The phone company bolstered capacity near the Pepsi Center with three additional cell towers and even put a mobile "Cell on Wheels" on the streets.
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