Internet Access 'Pai, Pai, Stop the Lies,' Pittsburghers Protest In Support Of Net Neutrality By Sarah Boden • Dec 7, 2017 Sarah Boden / 90.5 WESA About two dozen demonstrators gathered outside a Verizon store in downtown Pittsburgh on Thursday, chatting slogans like “Ho-Ho, Hey-Hey, Net Neutrality is here to stay” and “Pai, Pai, Stop the Lies.” Without Net Neutrality, Pittsburgh Startups Might Not Ever Start Up By Katie Blackley • Sep 11, 2017 Jeff White / AP Listen Listening... / 4:11 UPDATE: On Thursday, the Federal Communications Commission voted to loosen Obama-era internet regulations and roll back net neutrality rules. This story was originally published Sept. 11, 2017. In the spacious corridor of a trendy co-working space on Pittsburgh’s North Side, Michael Shenck runs through a list of all the ways his real estate startup, Ikos, uses the internet each day. Community WiFi Could Be A Portal To Redevelopment In The Hill District By Katie Blackley • Nov 15, 2016 Niven Sabherwal / 90.5 WESA Listen Listening... / 4:05 Nearly one-quarter of Pittsburghers live without internet access in their home. Without the web, many families are cut off from job opportunities or educational advancement. At Least 1.1 Million Pennsylvania Homes Lack Internet Access By Elizabeth Daley | PublicSource • Jul 20, 2015 Molly Duerig / PublicSource President Barack Obama called the Internet “one of the most significant democratizing influences the world has ever known.” However, for many Americans, like Tracy Emerson of West Philadelphia, full connectivity remains out of reach.