AT&T top benefactor of Internet subcommittee

April 6, 2011

AT&T Inc. is the top telecom contributor to members of the House subcommittee that oversees the Internet. The committee recently approved a measure that would kill rules consumer groups say will protect people from abusive practices by Internet service providers.

Graphic by Julie Snider, Investigative Reporting Workshop


* Contributions are to members of the Subcommittee on Communications and Technology from political action committees affiliated with the nation’s 10 largest telecommunications and cable companies and their trade associations from 2009 through April 1, 2011. For a list of contributors go here.

Source: Workshop analysis of Federal Election Commission filings