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  • Senators hear calls on the FCC to step back from net neutrality rules

    The U.S. Federal Communications Commission should abandon its efforts to pass net neutrality rules because new regulations would hurt investment and the deployment of broadband, a parade of Republican senators and advocates said Wednesday.

    Written by Grant Gross18 Sept. 14 04:49
  • Republicans call on FCC to leave net neutrality to antitrust agencies

    The U.S. Federal Communications Commission should leave net neutrality enforcement to antitrust agencies that can bring lawsuits against broadband providers after they see evidence of anti-competitive behavior, some U.S. lawmakers have advocated.

    Written by Grant Gross21 June 14 02:48
  • FCC chairman announces his resignation

    U.S. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski announced Friday he will soon step down, following months of rumors that he would resign early this year.

    Written by Grant Gross and Stephen Lawson22 March 13 15:35
  • After WCIT, US lawmakers look for ways to advance Internet freedom

    Countries pushing for international regulation of the Internet through the U.N. International Telecommunication Union will not quit after a partial victory at an ITU meeting in December, some Internet government experts told U.S. lawmakers.

    Written by Grant Gross05 Feb. 13 19:53