Senators applauded the qualifications of three nominees to the Federal Communications Commission at a hearing on Wednesday, but remained sharply divided on the policies they will try to enact once confirmed.
FCC Order Represents One More Step Towards Fully-Autonomous Vehicles I’ve written on connected and autonomous vehicles in the past, including about an ongoing spectrum fight at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) regarding use...Show More Summary
Campaign Action The Federal Communications Commission has refused a request to extend the deadline for filing public comments on its plan to overturn net neutrality rules, and on top of that, are refusing to release 40,000 complaints they've received about violations of net neutrality from citizens. Show More Summary
A leading Senate Democrat on Wednesday questioned the independence of a Federal Communications Commission nominee who worked as a top aide to the current chairman. If confirmed, Brendan Carr, a Republican nominated last month by President Trump, would be the commission’s swing vote on Chairman...
CNET breaks down the ins and outs of spam calls and what the Federal Communications Commission is doing to help rid the world of them.
The Trump administration has signaled that it stands behind efforts by the Federal Communications Commission and its chairman, Ajit Pai, to roll back the agency's net neutrality regulations for Internet providers. Speaking to reporters Tuesday, administration officials said that while rules can be helpful, the Obama administration "went about this the wrong way." “We support […]
If Ajit Pai’s FCC overturns net neutrality, many believe that will bring the courts into the debate, and leave the issue subject to future political winds. As Federal Communications Commission (FCC) chairman Ajit Pai moves his agency...Show More Summary
The Associated Press reports: The Trump presidential campaign has spent almost $1 million on legal fees since the beginning of the year, according to a campaign finance report filed Saturday with the Federal Election Commission. That includes a $50,000 charge for the law firm of Alan Futerfas, who is representing Trump Jr. Show More Summary
It marks a nearly six-year journey through a fierce Federal Communications Commission application process to create a radio station on a shoestring budget. [ more › ]
By David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A group representing major technology firms including Alphabet Inc and Facebook Inc urged the U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Monday to abandon plans to reverse the landmark 2015 rules barring internet service providers from blocking or slowing consumer access to web content. Show More Summary
The Federal Communications Commission has begun a process to attempt to reduce robocalls, especially spoofed calls from fake numbers.
Despite the Federal Communications Commission making a mess of net neutrality right now, it remains capable of serving corporate interests and the general public simultaneously. On Thursday, the FCC quintupled the allocation of the radio spectrum used for motor vehicle and aircraft radar systems to help avoid crashes. Show More Summary
Wednesday was a day of action for those supporting net neutrality. Many companies and sites displayed banners and pop-ups asking users to contact the Federal Communications Commission, which recently voted to repeal Obama-era rules to protect the open internet. Show More Summary
The Federal Communications Commission opened a new inquiry into ways to curb unwanted robocalls Thursday, with the aim of deterring use of fake phone numbers--a tactic known as spoofing that has been a major factor in the current epidemic.
Ever since Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai revealed that rules put in place in 2015 for a free and open Internet will be undone there has been an almost constant stream of criticism. That criticism perhaps reached its boiling point this week. Show More Summary
Net Neutrality Day has taken off yet again as activists speak out through online and in-person protests to fight what they view as an attack on internet freedom from the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC), which threatens to strip net neutrality rules put in place under the Obama administration, reports the Hill. Show More Summary
While the Federal Communications Commission is considering changes to the way internet service providers (ISPs) are regulated, many of the most powerful tech companies are choosing to publicly support a free and open internet. For today's "Day of Action"--an online protest aimed at raising awareness and fighting the FCC's proposed changes--Twitter, Facebook and many other...
Hundreds of companies coordinated a huge online protest on Wednesday against the Federal Communications Commission’s plan to scrap net neutrality rules.
Dozens of internet companies are participating in an online protest on Wednesday in support of the Federal Communication Commission’s seemingly-doomed net-neutrality rules. The “Internet-Wide Day of Action to Save Net Neutrality,” as...Show More Summary
A group of 40 technology companies on Wednesday launched a "Day of Action," designed to encourage feedback to the U.S. Federal Communications Commission in support of net neutrality regulations -- which are opposed by Trump-appointed chairman Ajit Pai, as well as internet service providers like AT&T, Comcast, and Verizon.