Breaking news: People are increasingly getting their news online and on social media. In the United States, 93 percent of adults get at least some news online, on either a desktop or mobile device. About 30 percent of U.S. adults get their news on Facebook.
By voting to reinstate net neutrality protections, the Senate took a stand to ensure that the internet will remain an empowering force of social and economic opportunity. But the fight is not over yet.
Today, Mignon Clyburn, a tireless advocate for digital equity and inclusion, announced her resignation from the Federal Communications Commission. We have met and worked with Clyburn in a variety of public forums and she has been a consistent and thoughtful voice in the FCC’s work to end the digital divide in the United States.
After months of spectacle and promises of a plan which would specify rural broadband as a priority line item, the President’s infrastructure bill now includes rural broadband as merely an ‘eligible criteria’ for investment.
Today, the FCC ruled to end net neutrality, which are the rules put in place to keep all content on the internet treated equally. While not unexpected, unfortunately, EveryoneOn is extremely disappointed that the Commission voted to end these protections for consumers and businesses alike.
At an open meeting scheduled for December 14, 2017, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is expected to vote to end net neutrality, which are rules put in place to keep all content on the internet treated equally. Here are our thoughts:
Specifically, he will be honored for his work to end the digital divide in the United States through his leadership of EveryoneOn, a national nonprofit that creates social and economic opportunity by connecting everyone to the internet.
ConnectHome and ConnectHomeUSA communities gathered in Washington, D.C. to continue their work on the innovative program that will connect people living in U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)-assisted housing across the United States.