Silicon Valley software company AnchorFree has come up with a solution to the possibility of Internet service providers throttling certain content on the Internet: a way to get around those providers. AnchorFree, which claims to be the...Show More Summary
There's now 11 million comments on the FCC's plan to kill net neutrality, a record for the agency and a significantly higher output than the 4 million comments the FCC received when crafting the current rules. And while many of these...Show More Summary
Verizon says the throttling was part of a routine “video optimization” test that did not affect customer’s video experience.
The FCC, led by Trump appointee Ajit Pai, is still on its crusade to roll back Obama-era net neutrality rules in the name of doing what's best for the internet, but the FCC's information policies haven't been nearly as transparent as their lies. Show More Summary
FCC accused of not complying with FoIA request for Pai's talks with ISPs.
If Trump’s Federal Communication Commission has its way, the internet of the future is probably going to look a lot like the internet of today—and that’s a bad thing. New websites and innovative startups will have a hard time finding...Show More Summary
FCC has no comment on petition to investigate Verizon slowing video to 10Mbps.
So we've noted for years now how incumbent ISPs love to breathlessly insist that net neutrality protections "stifled broadband industry investment," despite the fact that publicly-available SEC filings, earnings reports, and the ISPs' own public statements on this subject have repeatedly proven this claim false. Show More Summary
Ajit Pai ignoring evidence that net neutrality helps businesses, lawmaker says.
So we've noted repeatedly how major ISPs aren't just pushing to have the FCC kill its existing, popular net neutrality rules. They've also been spending a lot of time and money pushing loyal politicians to support the crafting of a new net neutrality law as a replacement. Show More Summary
The next fight over the future of the open internet will fall to the U.S. Congress.
House Republicans are hoping to solve the ongoing net neutrality issue by inviting leading tech chief executives and telecoms giants to testify in front of Congress this coming September. The tech execs will include Facebook Inc. CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Alphabet Inc. Show More Summary
(Reuters) — The chairman of the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee on Tuesday asked chief executives from companies representing the two sides of the net neutrality debate, including Alphabet, Facebook, AT&T and Verizon, to testify at a Sept. 7 hearing. The U.S. Federal Communications Commission is considering tossing out 2015 Obama administration net neutrality […]
For years, tech companies and Internet providers have been at each other’s throats on Internet policy — especially net neutrality. Now, House Republicans are setting up a big showdown on the issue, inviting the biggest companies from both industries to testify on Capitol Hill this fall. Top executives...
LINDSEY GRAHAM. Trump tweet attacking Jeff Sessions was “highly inappropriate”. “Prosecutorial decisions should be based on applying facts to the law without hint of political motivation,” Graham said in a statement. “To do otherwise...Show More Summary
Last week we noted how the FCC was acting incredibly suspicious in regards to its May claim that a DDOS attack, not annoyed John Oliver viewers, brought down the agency's website shortly after Oliver's latest rant on net neutrality.Show More Summary
Lawmaker schedules hearing with goal of replacing FCC's net neutrality rules.
Others that could be in the scrum include AT&T, Facebook, Netflix and Verizon.
For years, tech companies and Internet providers have been at each others' throats on Internet policy — and net neutrality especially. Now, House Republicans are teeing up a big showdown on the issue, inviting the biggest companies from both industries to testify on Capitol Hill this fall. Top executives from AT&T, Comcast, Facebook, Google, Netflix and […]