More articles Internet Access Explainer Internet Access, Communications Justice GAO Confirms Inadequate FCC Disaster Response in Puerto Rico June 8, 2021 A new report shows that the Trump FCC wasn’t transparent about its efforts to restore communications after Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico. Insights & Opinions Internet Access Good News: Mass. Muni Fiber Spared from FCC RDOF Blunder May 26, 2021 During the late 2010s, 21 rural Massachusetts towns voted to build their own fiber networks. A broken process from the Trump FCC nearly imperiled these networks. Explainer Internet Access Why the Emergency Broadband Benefit Is So Crucial May 13, 2021 This program is a huge opportunity for those who’ve been struggling to receive some long-overdue relief — and to make certain they can get and stay connected to the internet. Explainer Net Neutrality, Internet Access Brendan Carr & ISPs Are Using Veterans as Political Pawns March 29, 2021 The FCC commissioner and broadband providers are pretending that the California Net Neutrality law is jeopardizing veterans’ access to health care. Explainer Internet Access, Communications Justice Resilient Networks Can Save Lives March 10, 2021 The injustice and barriers getting in the way of people trying to stay connected are nearly identical to the injustices woven into our electrical grids. Explainer Internet Access, Local Journalism Connecting the Dreams and the Details March 5, 2021 Two recent Free Press victories show the work it takes to turn ambitious ideas into policies and programs that will actually improve people’s lives. Insights & Opinions Internet Access Plan Fail: How Pai Imperiled a Rural Town's Fiber Network January 26, 2021 Free Press COO Kimberly Longey organized a municipal project to bring fiber internet to her community. Now the FCC is endangering this network — and others. Insights & Opinions Internet Access Ajit Pai's Broadband Legacy: Haste and Waste January 19, 2021 Our look at a little corner of Western Massachusetts provides further proof that Pai’s attempt to close the digital divide is one of the most wasteful projects in agency history. Insights & Opinions Internet Access Space-X Broadband: Coming to an Empty Traffic Island Near You December 24, 2020 FCC Chairman Pai’s bungled effort to close the rural-broadband digital divide looks more and more like one of the most wasteful projects in FCC history. Insights & Opinions Internet Access Broadband Boondoggle: Ajit Pai's $886M Gift to Elon Musk December 14, 2020 While the FCC continues to ignore the plight of the urban poor, it’s giving Elon Musk nearly a billion in subsidies.