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  • Academics urge FCC to enforce net neutrality on case-by-case basis

    The U.S. Federal Trade Commission should weigh in on net neutrality and encourage its sister agency, the Federal Communications Commission, to back away from calls to regulate broadband like a public utility, a group of 32 academics said.

    Written by Grant Gross09 Dec. 14 06:49
  • Obama gives FCC political cover to regulate broadband

    U.S. President Barack Obama, in a strong net neutrality policy statement, has given the Federal Communications Commission the political cover it needs to move ahead with new rules by reclassifying broadband as a regulated utility.

    Written by Grant Gross11 Nov. 14 07:44
  • FTC's in-app purchasing cases ignored consumer benefits, critics say

    The U.S. Federal Trade Commission failed to adequately consider the consumer benefits of easy in-app purchases in its recent complaints accusing Apple and Amazon.com of allowing children to buy digital products without parental permission, according to some critics of the agency.

    Written by Grant Gross01 Aug. 14 05:34