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Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017
The head of the Federal Communications Commission defended his plan to undo the country's net-neutrality rules by bringing the culture wars to telecommunications policy.
There has been constant media coverage since Chairman Ajit Pai last week unveiled his plan to gut the Obama-era net...
Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017
The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission set out Tuesday to scrap rules around open internet access, a move that would allow giant cable and telecom companies to throttle broadband speeds and favor their own services if they wish.
Ajit Pai followed through on a pledge to try...
Wednesday, Apr. 26, 2017
Internet companies are readying for a showdown with a Republican-controlled government over a policy near and dear to their hearts: net neutrality.
Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai said in a Wednesday speech that he wants to ditch the Obama-era rules, hated by telecoms...
Wednesday, Apr. 26, 2017
Internet companies are readying for a showdown with telecoms and a Republican-controlled government over a policy near and dear to their hearts: net neutrality.
Net neutrality basically prevents broadband providers from playing favorites or steering users toward (or away from) particular...
Friday, Mar. 17, 2017
Trumpism is slowly taking hold on your phone and computer, as the Federal Communications Commission starts rolling back measures that upset the phone and cable industries.
Consumer advocates complain that hard-fought protections on privacy and competition are at risk, though the new...
Saturday, Dec. 5, 2015
A key federal appeals court judge who thwarted the last push to make sure consumers get equal access to the Internet appeared open Friday to the government's revised plan.
Judge David Tatel was part of a three-judge panel hearing arguments in a...
Thursday, Jun. 11, 2015
Rules that treat the Internet like a public utility and prevent companies from blocking or slowing down some online traffic will go into effect Friday after a federal appeals court refused to delay them.
A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit...
Tuesday, Mar. 17, 2015
Congressional Republicans on Tuesday accused the Federal Communications Commission of bowing to White House pressure on its "net neutrality" decision, which has angered the nation's cable and wireless giants. They said the agency's inspector general has opened an...
Wednesday, Mar. 4, 2015
The head of the Federal Communications Commission is taking the defense of new Internet regulations on the road.
Speaking at the Mobile World Congress wireless show in Barcelona, Spain, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler said Tuesday that "there needs to be a...
Friday, Feb. 27, 2015
Internet activists scored a major victory after the Federal Communications Commission agreed to rules that would ban service providers from creating Internet fast lanes.
What "net neutrality" means and what is likely to happen next: