Net neutrality is going back on trial this week when one of the most powerful courts in America considers whether the Federal Communications Commission can go forward with its plan to impose utility-like regulations on broadband providers.
THEY’LL DO FOR IT WHAT THEY’VE DONE FOR HEALTHCARE, IF THEY’RE ALLOWED: Congressional Q&A: Feds finding ways to grab control of Internet. Since the Federal Communications Commission passed Title II regulations reclassifying Internet service providers as common utility companies in February, Rep. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., has been at the forefront of the fight to reverse […]
Heavily redacted documents filed with the Federal Communications Commission suggest it might.
If you want proof that the Federal Communications Commission is getting serious about privacy, you only need to look at its latest recruit. The agency has hired Jonathan Mayer, one of the masterminds behind Do Not Track browsing, as the chief technologist for its Enforcement Bureau. Show More Summary
The Federal Communications Commission has hired Jonathan Mayer, a rising star in privacy circles, to serve as its technical lead for investigations into telephone, television, and Internet service providers. He will work primarily on...Show More Summary
Sometime in the next several months, a federal appellate court will choose between two narratives used to describe the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) decision earlier this year to regulate the Internet as a public utilityShow More Summary
Truecaller, the app that helps block unwanted calls, has beefed up its spam detection. The company is now integrating weekly complaint data from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to make blocking calls more accurate and efficient....
Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) commissioner, Ajit Pai, made a trip to Kansas City, MO to address attendees of the 2015 National Association of Farm Broadcasting’s (NAFB) annual convention. Commissioner Pai’s has been focused on creating a regulatory environment in which competition and innovation will benefit the American consumer. Show More Summary
Broadcasters have filed formal paperwork with the Federal Communications Commission requesting that the regulatory agency put its review of the proposed Charter Communications-Time Warner Cable merger on hold. Variety reports that the National Association of Broadcasters says the FCC should...
Well, 12 minutes and five seconds to be exact. In accordance with Federal Communications Commission rules that require political candidates to have the same amount of air time, NBC stations have begun filing legal notice about Donald Trump's broadcast time on Saturday Night Live. "Donald Trump, a... Read More > Other Links From TVGuide.com Saturday Night Live Donald Trump
Regulators may have to wage an uphill legal battle if they want to use federal powers to nurture small, city-run broadband projects. The Justice Department said Friday that it won't be helping the Federal Communications Commission fight a couple of key lawsuits on municipal broadband, in a possible indication of trouble ahead for the FCC. The government's lawyers said they […]
The Federal Communications Commission says it will not impose requirements on Google, Facebook, and other internet companies that make it harder for them to track users. The announcement is in direct opposition to privacy advocates who...Show More Summary
2 weeks after the Lumia 950 XL received approval from the Federal Communication Commission the Lumia 950 has now also received approval from the FCC for sale in the USA. The smaller of Microsoft’s new flagship handsets, the device with its 2560 x 1440 5.2 inch screen and hexacore processor can now be pre-ordered from […]
The Federal Communications Commission tossed out a consumer-led petition Friday that would have prevented websites and companies such as Google and Facebook from tracking users on request. The post FCC Says You Can’t Keep Websites From Tracking You appeared first on ThinkProgress.
The Federal Communications Commission said Friday that it will not seek to impose a requirement on Google, Facebook and other Internet companies that would make it harder for them to track consumers’ online activities. The announcement is a blow to privacy advocates who had petitioned the agency for stronger Internet privacy rules. But it's a […]
When Donald Trump takes the stage on "Saturday Night Live" this weekend, federal regulators may be watching closely, too. A little-known TV rule at the Federal Communications Commission could be used to guarantee "equal time" on TV for...Show More Summary
Saturday night, Donald Trump will be enjoying a nice chunk of free airtime on NBC. His competition might feel that is unfair. There's a chance the Federal Communications Commission, which has rules regulating how much time candidates...Show More Summary
The Federal Communications Commission has announced an investigation into a California firm after a Reuters report revealed that its radio broadcasts are backed by the Chinese government.
You’d think that hotels and convention centers would be well aware by now that the Federal Communications Commission does not tolerate any interference with business travelers’ right to use a personal Wi-Fi hot spot. But apparently the message hasn’t yet hit home with some companies. Show More Summary
IT ALWAYS seemed improbable that Marriott was the only one. Last year the hotel chain paid $600,000 to America's Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to settle a complaint that it had blocked customers' personal wireless modems and...Show More Summary