Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Friday June 06, 2014

Cable Companies Faking Consumer Support to End Net Neutrality

Guess who is funding all these anti-net neutrality opinion pieces that keep popping up everywhere? I'll give you a hint, it rhymes with cable companies.

A disclosure obtained by VICE from the National Cable and Telecom Association (NCTA), a trade group for ISPs, shows that the bulk of Broadband for America's recent $3.5 million budget is funded through a $2 million donation from NCTA. Last month, Broadband for America wrote a letter to the FCC bluntly demanding that the agency "categorically reject" any effort toward designating broadband as a public utility.