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21 states sue FCC to restore net neutrality rules

21 states sue FCC to restore net neutrality rules

Enlarge / FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn addresses protesters outside the Federal Communication Commission building to rally against the ...
After false Hawaii missile notice, FCC launches investigation

After false Hawaii missile notice, FCC launches investigation

On Saturday, January 13, Hawaiians received a terrifying message on their phones, repeated on television and radio stations, which ...
Obama didn’t force FCC to impose net neutrality, investigation found

Obama didn’t force FCC to impose net neutrality, investigation found

Enlarge / Then-President Barack Obama and Tom Wheeler, his nominee for chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, in May 2013.Gett ...
2 million people—and some dead ones—were impersonated in net neutrality comments

2 million people—and some dead ones—were impersonated in net neutrality comments

Enlarge / An analysis from New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman.New York Attorney General's office An analysis of public commen ...
Internet pioneers call on Congress to save net neutrality

Internet pioneers call on Congress to save net neutrality

Tim Berners-Lee and Steve Wozniak are fighting to keep the internet open.Image: SEAN GALLUP/GETTY /PETER MACDIARMID/GETTYBy Sasha Lekach2017-12-1 ...
Tom Wheeler slams Ajit Pai’s plan to kill net neutrality rules

Tom Wheeler slams Ajit Pai’s plan to kill net neutrality rules

Enlarge / Then-FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler with current FCC Chairman Ajit Pai testify before the House Judiciary Committee about Internet reg ...
Democrat asks why FCC is hiding ISPs’ answers to net neutrality complaints

Democrat asks why FCC is hiding ISPs’ answers to net neutrality complaints

With a vote to eliminate net neutrality rules scheduled for December 14, the Federal Communications Commission apparently still hasn' ...
AT&T wants you to forget that it blocked FaceTime over cellular in 2012

AT&T wants you to forget that it blocked FaceTime over cellular in 2012

Aurich Lawson AT&T's push to end net neutrality rules continued yesterday in a blog post that says the company has never blocked t ...
Comcast to customers: Just trust us about changed net neutrality pledges

Comcast to customers: Just trust us about changed net neutrality pledges

Comcast is defending its changed net neutrality pledges in the face of criticism from Internet users. The deletion of a net neutralit ...
Charter is using net neutrality repeal to fight lawsuit over slow speeds

Charter is using net neutrality repeal to fight lawsuit over slow speeds

The impending repeal of net neutrality rules is being used by Charter Communications to fight a lawsuit that alleges the company made ...
This is what transparency looks like without net neutrality

This is what transparency looks like without net neutrality

"We return, with minor adjustments, to the transparency rule adopted in the 2010 Open Internet Order, whic ...
FCC explains why public support for net neutrality won’t stop repeal

FCC explains why public support for net neutrality won’t stop repeal

Enlarge / FCC Chairman Ajit Pai at The American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research on May 5, 2017 in Washington, DC. Net ...
New York attorney general slams the FCC for ignoring net neutrality comments investigation

New York attorney general slams the FCC for ignoring net neutrality comments investigation

If the FCC’s refusal to acknowledge the vast public outcry against its plan to gut net neutrality isn’t enough of an outrage, its total disinterest ...
FCC tries to help cable companies avoid state consumer protection rules

FCC tries to help cable companies avoid state consumer protection rules

Enlarge / A Charter Spectrum vehicle. The Federal Communications Commission is intervening in a court case in order to help Charter Co ...
Comcast asks the FCC to prohibit states from enforcing net neutrality

Comcast asks the FCC to prohibit states from enforcing net neutrality

Comcast Comcast met with Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai's staff this week in an attempt to prevent states from is ...
Verizon has a new strategy to undermine online privacy and net neutrality

Verizon has a new strategy to undermine online privacy and net neutrality

Getty Images | Scott Olson Verizon has asked the Federal Communications Commission to preempt any state laws that regulate network neu ...
Another broadband merger: CenturyLink gets FCC approval to buy Level 3

Another broadband merger: CenturyLink gets FCC approval to buy Level 3

Enlarge / A CenturyLink data center. CenturyLink expects to complete its acquisition of Level 3 by Wednesday this week, as the Federal ...
FCC chair wants to impose a cap on broadband funding for poor families

FCC chair wants to impose a cap on broadband funding for poor families

Getty Images | MarsBars Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai wants to impose a budget cap on the Lifeline program that ...
FCC won’t vote on Net Neutrality in November

FCC won’t vote on Net Neutrality in November

The FCC will not be voting this November on the adoption of the “Restoring Internet Freedom” rule that would roll back 2015’s Net Neutrality rules, ...
FCC rule change could help TV and radio stations “abandon” local communities

FCC rule change could help TV and radio stations “abandon” local communities

Enlarge / An old television studio.Getty Images | Steven Beijer | EyeEm The Federal Communications Commission today eliminated a decad ...
FCC’s DDoS claims will be investigated by government

FCC’s DDoS claims will be investigated by government

The US Government Accountability Office (GAO) will investigate DDoS attacks that allegedly targeted the Federal Communications Commis ...
ISPs don’t want to tell the FCC exactly where they offer Internet service

ISPs don’t want to tell the FCC exactly where they offer Internet service

The Federal Communications Commission is considering whether it should collect more accurate data about broadband deployment in the U ...
FCC chair “refused” to rebuke Trump over threat to take NBC off the air

FCC chair “refused” to rebuke Trump over threat to take NBC off the air

Enlarge / FCC Chairman Ajit Pai listens during a Senate Appropriations Subcommittee hearing in Washington, DC, on June 20, 2017. Feder ...
Comcast found a way to raise other cable companies’ prices, rivals say

Comcast found a way to raise other cable companies’ prices, rivals say

Comcast Comcast is increasingly making demands in TV programming contract negotiations that would force its smaller rivals to raise th ...
FCC’s claim that one ISP counts as “competition” faces scrutiny in court

FCC’s claim that one ISP counts as “competition” faces scrutiny in court

A Federal Communications Commission decision to eliminate price caps imposed on some business broadband providers should be struck do ...
Advertised broadband speeds should actually be realistic, UK tells ISPs

Advertised broadband speeds should actually be realistic, UK tells ISPs

Enlarge / BT Openreach van and a coil of yellow broadband fibre cable awaiting installation in February 2017 in London, England.Getty Imag ...
Project Loon cleared to help restore wireless in Puerto Rico

Project Loon cleared to help restore wireless in Puerto Rico

On September 29th the X team said it was looking into ways to help Puerto Rico with Project Loon, similar ...
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