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FCC Prepares to Unveil Plan to Gut Net Neutrality

The Federal Communications Commission this week is widely expected to release its plan to reverse Obama-era net neutrality rules that banned internet service providers from blocking or slowing down content or creating so-called “fast lanes” for companies willing to pay extra to deliver their content more quickly. We don’t know […]

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Stephen Shore's Instagram Posts on Display at MoMa

Stephen Shore was an Instagram artist way before there was Insta­gram. He shot to prominence in the ’70s with carefully composed snapshots of parking lots, pancake breakfasts, and camping trips, beautiful banalities that future Instagrammers would try to emulate. Now that Shore is actually on the platform, he averages a […]

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The FCC's Latest Moves Could Worsen the Digital Divide

When Ajit Pai became chair of the Federal Communications Commission earlier this year, he pledged to make bridging the digital divide a top priority. Thursday, the commission took several steps that could worsen the divide, by making it harder for poor and rural Americans to access telecom services. In particular, […]