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  • US regulators dump net neutrality rules

    The U.S. Federal Communications Commission voted along party lines on Thursday to repeal landmark 2015 rules aimed at ensuring a free and open internet, setting up a court fight over a move that could recast the digital landscape.

    Written by Reuters15 Dec. 17 09:25
  • FCC rolls back net neutrality ISP transparency rules

    The U.S. Federal Communications Commission has voted to roll back some net neutrality regulations that require broadband providers to inform customers of their network management practices.

    Written by Grant Gross24 Feb. 17 04:26
  • Big network names oppose Title II regulations, with major exceptions

    The FCC's net neutrality decision last month that imposed stricter regulations on Internet Service Providers, under Title II of the Communications Act of 1934, has networking companies opposing each other even more fiercely than usual.

    Written by Jon Gold20 March 15 02:08
  • FAQ: The FCC's Net Neutrality vote, for the IT crowd

    The FCC on Thursday, Feb. 26 is set to vote on new broadband regulations that would require ISPs to practice Network Neutrality.  Here's the lowdown on this hot political and technical topic:

    Written by Jon Gold24 Feb. 15 09:05
  • Tech Ad Watch: CTIA makes dumb, poorly-staged video to protest Title II

    And here I thought we were done with issue ads for at least a few more months, before the insanity of the 2016 elections really takes off. Thanks to apparent coming of Net Neutrality/Title II regulations for the wireless industry, however, CTIA has come out with this half-hearted whimper of advocacy (<a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s2lTxLH_tsc">see video here</a> or below):

    Written by Jon Gold06 Feb. 15 09:13
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  • FCC girds for legal attacks on net neutrality order

    The Federal Communication Commission's 400-page official order on net neutrality, released Thursday, will undoubtedly elicit lawsuits on various fronts once it is officially published in the Federal Register.

    Written by Matt Hamblen14 March 15 01:01
  • Why net neutrality matters to your business

    Net neutrality is about more than individual consumers' rights to stream video over the Web without paying extra for it. Partitioning the Internet into haves and have-nots will give big companies yet another advantage over smaller, more disruptive firms.

    Written by Jonathan Hassell11 June 14 23:31
  • Google/Verizon: Will a parallel non-Internet help?

    In spite of the fact that the net neutrality proposal that Google and Verizon published on Aug. 9 was not much like what the rumor mill predicted as late as the day before, the proposal sure has kicked off a lot of controversy.

    Written by Scott Bradner17 Aug. 10 07:56
  • Companies, lawmakers tell US FCC to dump net neutrality

    As the U.S. Federal Communications Commission moves toward developing formal net neutrality rules, some U.S. lawmakers and telecom-related companies have told the agency that new regulations will cause more problems than they're worth.

    Written by Grant Gross16 Oct. 09 06:47
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