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Washington Becomes the First State to Approve Its Own Net Neutrality Rules

The Federal Communications Commission voted in December to gut U.S. rules that meant to prevent broadband companies from exercising more control over what people watch and see on the internet

Operation: #OneMoreVote Has Begun

Americans are not ready to give up on net neutrality just yet. In December 2017, the Federal Communications Commissions voted to repeal a set of rules and regulations dubbed net neutrality, effectively giving the internet back to internet...Show More Summary

Save Net Neutrality

Senator Chuck Schumer at Wired: Senate Democrats Have a Plan to Save Net Neutrality. Last Thursday, the Republican-led Federal Communications Commission formally published a rule reversing long-standing and vital protections of the internet known as net neutrality. Show More Summary

The FCC's net-neutrality protections are about to disappear — but supporters are moving on multiple fronts to put them back in place (T, CMCSA)

The Federal Communications Commission's new rules that do away with its net-neutrality protections officially take effect in April. Net neutrality supporters are pushing on multiple fronts to block the FCC's action or reinstate the protections...Show More Summary

Inside the huge, low-profile alliance fighting to save the FCC’s net neutrality rules

Every week, a motley crew of tech wonks and legal experts meet in Washington to discuss the problem they've been grappling with for almost a year now: how to save the Federal Communications Commission's net neutrality rules. Of the 70 to 80 regulars in the gathering, a few hail from industry groups such as the Internet Association — one of Silicon Valley's […]

On Panel, FCC Chairman Defends Net Neutrality Decision

BARCELONA--On Monday, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai defended his decision to end net neutrality in the United States, claiming the regulation is needed to build out the nation's next-generation wireless infrastructure. Show More Summary

US defends moves to roll back 'net neutrality' rules

The head of the US Federal Communications Commission defended Monday his move to roll back rules requiring internet providers to treat all traffic equally, saying it was needed to encourage investment in new super-fast wireless networks.

FCC Commissioner: Our Policy Is ‘Custom Built’ for Right-Wing Sinclair Broadcasting

2 weeks agoNews : The Daily Beast

Alex Wong Sometime this spring, the Federal Communications Commission is expected to take a step without precedent in the history of U.S. communications policy. Once upon a time a watchdog agency, the FCC is going to approve a near-$4...Show More Summary

NRA honors FCC chair with rifle for repealing 'net neutrality'

By David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The National Rifle Association (NRA) on Friday honored the head of the Federal Communications Commission with a rifle after braving death threats and other opposition as he worked to undo the Obama administration's 2015 net neutrality rules. Show More Summary

As US dismantles net neutrality, will EU tighten its grip on mobile operators?

To the great dismay of internet advertisers and publishers, the US Federal Communications Commission voted to do away with regulations ensuring net neutrality in December 2017 — protections largely seen as vital to keeping the internet open and free. Show More Summary

The FCC’s Repeal Of Net Neutrality Is Causing Unprecedented Spikes In VPN Usage

In December 2017, the Federal Communications Commission voted to repeal net neutrality, giving the world wide web back to Internet Service Providers. This maneuver aims to deregulate the industry and allow companies like AT&T, Comcast, and Verizon to slow down, block, and throttle websites, and charge consumers more for particular internet services. Show More Summary

The NRA just honored Trump’s FCC chair Ajit Pai with rifle for killing ‘net neutrality’

3 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

The National Rifle Association (NRA) on Friday honored the head of the Federal Communications Commission with a rifle after braving death threats and other opposition as he worked to undo the Obama administration’s 2015 net neutrality rules. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai was honored at the...

The FCC’s Republicans went to a conservative confab. One won a gun, the other an ethics complaint.

An appearance by Chairman Ajit Pai and his GOP colleagues on the Federal Communications Commission at CPAC offered an unexpected brush with a national battle over gun control – and a new ethics complaint questioning its political independence under President Donald Trump.

FCC chairman who killed net neutrality given gun and award from NRA

Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai was set to give a speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Maryland Friday afternoon, but instead the organization surprised him with a "Courage Under Fire"Show More Summary

NRA Awards Rifle To FCC Chairman Ajit Pai At CPAC For His “Courage Under Fire” In Ending Net Neutrality

3 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

The Hill reports: Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai received the National Rifle Association’s (NRA) “Charlton Heston Courage Under Fire Award” at the Conservative Political Action Conference on Friday. The NRA-sponsored...Show More Summary

The clock for ending (or saving?) net neutrality has officially started

April 23 is the day net neutrality is set to die. The Federal Communications Commission's plan to repeal the Obama administration's open internet rules is on track. The FCC voted 3-2 to repeal net neutrality back in December, and onShow More Summary

24 State Attorneys General Sue Over Net Neutrality

3 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Courthouse News reports: The Federal Communications Commission published its official order repealing net neutrality rules in the Federal Register Thursday, prompting New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman to immediately challenge the repeal along with 23 other attorneys general. Show More Summary

NAR weighs next steps in combating net neutrality repeal

On Dec. 14, 2017, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted to undo protections surrounding net neutrality, or the free and open internet. The decision is likely to have serious ramifications for all American internet users and internet-based businesses (including real estate websites). Show More Summary

The Online Comment Period Is a Fraudulent Cesspool

The net neutrality debate was heated, but the temperature was raised artificially. A recent Wall Street Journal investigation found thousands of fraudulent online comments submitted to the Federal Communications Commission regarding the rollback of Obama-era net neutrality rules. Show More Summary

The FCC’s net neutrality rules will die on April 23. Here’s what happens now.

3 weeks agoTechnology : Post Tech

The Federal Communications Commission's change in net neutrality policy has finally been published in the Federal Register, the government's official record of all administrative actions. The moment is key, because it kicks off the next phase of the fight over the future of the Internet. Here's what to expect. As you might recall, in December the […]

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