HotSpot Shield, one of the most popular VPNs in the country, saw more downloads in 2017 than ever before The company's CEO says this is due to high-profile hacks and the FCC's crackdown on net neutrality. The U.S. is now HotSpot Shield's largest market. The FCC's repeal of net neutrality has infuriated internet users across the country. Show More Summary
In this last look back at a full and eventful week in the music industry, we revisit the individual states' fight against net neutrality repeal, why there players and haters aren't copyright protected, a fan dangling from the balcony, and much more. Songkick Partners With Facebook, Active Users Rise 43%...
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 National Rifle Association (NRA) today awarded its most prestigious honor to a man who, like the organization itself, truly understands what it means to be despised: former Verizon lawyer, and tech’s biggest douche bag in 2017, Ajit Pai. Show More Summary
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
The fight is about to heat up.
It's CPAC! The annual far-right hootenanny for preppers, false-flaggers, climate deniers, truthers, and the sort of person who closes their eyes and thinks of The Fountainhead, featuring Marion Maréchal-Le Pen of France, Nigel Farage, Sean Hannity, and mass-murder enthusiast Wayne LaPierre. (more…)
The body isn't even cold yet, but AT&T is wasting no time in rolling out new "features" that fly in the face of net neutrality. The company has expanded its "sponsored data" program to prepaid wireless customers, offering content companies...Show More Summary
The NRA bestows its "Charlton Heston Courage Under Fire Award" on Ajit Pai for withstanding criticism over his push to end net neutrality regulations.
Killing net neutrality helps Pai win award for "standing up under pressure."
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
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
The FCC's rollback of Obama-era net neutrality rules was formally challenged in court by a coalition of 23 state attorneys general who assert the rollback was passed in violation of federal law. More »
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
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
One day after the FCC’s formal repeal of net neutrality regulation was published, a coalition of states has re-filed its lawsuit challenging the order.
Of all the claims that accompanied the launch of the Bell coalition's website blocking plan - piracy rates (weak evidence) and claims of harm (unsupported by the data), inferences that the absence of a court order is commonplace (itShow More Summary
The FCC's 284-page net neutrality repeal ruling was published in the Federal Register Thursday, prompting objections from 24 state attorney generals. A consortium of tech companies has also promised legal action. The ruling goes into effect April 23. _________________________________ The Federal Communications Commission published its official order repealing net neutrality...
The only thing slower and costlier than the impending litigation will be the Internet if Ajit Pai wins.