Press Release: Mimosa Networks, a pioneer in gigabit wireless technology, strongly endorses the bipartisan letter recently issued by Members of the House and Senate, requesting that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) explore commercial...
Internet providers are widely expected to sue the Federal Communications Commission to overturn the agency's new net neutrality rules. Who will fire the opening salvo, and when, is becoming the subject of a new Washington parlor game — at least until the rules are actually published. But will the country's biggest broadband companies be part […]
Internet service providers and the entire Internet industry together with them suffered a painful blow when the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) declared the Internet a public utility a few days ago. The majority of American Internet...Show More Summary
After voting in favor of regulating broadband services as a public utility, Tom Wheeler, Chairman at the Federal Communications Commission says that as the most powerful and pervasive platform on the planet, the internet “cannot exist...Show More Summary
The U.S. Federal Communications Commission will be sued by companies seeking to overturn net neutrality rules the agency passed last week, Chairman Tom Wheeler said. "The big dogs have promised that... To view the full story, click the title link.
The Federal Communication Commission voted last Thursday to approve new “net neutrality” rules to regulate Internet service providers – and some Republicans in the House of Representatives are freaking out. The new rules prohibit ISPs from “unreasonably interfering with or unreasonably...
Tom Wheeler, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, is making the case in Barcelona, Spain, that the agency's open Internet rules will not hinder how the web works.
Last week’s Federal Communications Commission (FCC) ruling codifying the principles of net neutrality is a victory for grassroots organizing. But in 20 years, we might be talking more
The Federal Communications Commission voted Thursday to implement new net neutrality rules. The conversation has been going on for years, but the FCC’s landmark ruling means Internet service providers (ISPs) will treat all legal content and web traffic equally. “The
The Verge has created a short video that explains the history of net neutrality in the wake of the historic vote by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to preserve it.
In a landmark decision on net neutrality, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) declared the Internet a public utility under Title II of the 1934 Communications Act as reported by CBS News. The 3-2 split decision forces Internet service providers to not actively discriminate in terms of what content is transmitted at what speed. Show More Summary
(Scott Johnson) Verizon is an outspoken opponent of the government takeover of the Internet by the Federal Communications Commission. It therefore weighed in on Thursday when the FCC voted to approve an order urged by President Obama;...Show More Summary
Net neutrality won big on Thursday when the Federal Communications Commission voted to enact strict regulations on Internet service providers. Naturally, Saturday Night Live chimed in on Sunday with a sketch that breaks net neutrality...Show More Summary
The Federal Communications Commission voted to adopt "net neutrality" regulations on Thursday, which made the White House and tech companies very happy, and broadband companies very mad. The changes will keep broadband companies from blocking legal content, prioritizing some web traffic over others, or discriminating at all when it comes to... More »
"Net neutrality" will be the law of the land following the Federal Communications Commission's vote to reclassify broadband Internet services as public utilities. Please take some time this week to thank the outspoken citizens who made this possible. Show More Summary
At CPAC on Friday, Americans for Tax Reform president Grover Norquist told National Review’s Jay Nordlinger that the Federal Communications Commission’s new regulations on the Internet will cost Americans as much as $16 billion in new...Show More Summary
The US Chamber of Commerce stated that the net neutrality rules adopted by the US Federal Communication Commission on Thursday will harm business conditions and trigger expensive lawsuits.
On Thursday, the Federal Communications Commission approved new net-neutrality rules, and, as you'd expect, everyone on the internet is now wondering what it all means. But seeing as the rules still need to survive bureaucratic lethargy, Congress, and litigation threats, who knows exactly what the change could mean, and if consumers will even notice. (The... More »
The Federal Communications Commission made history on Thursday, classifying Internet providers as public utilities for the first time. The landmark vote was aimed at ensuring "net neutrality" -- the principle that all online traffic be treated the same. Show More Summary
In the much-needed good news category, the Federal Communications Commission voted this week to classify