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  • ISP argues net neutrality rules violate its right to block content

    The U.S. Federal Communications Commission's net neutrality rules violate the free speech rights of broadband providers because the regulations take away their ability to block Web traffic they disagree with, one ISP has argued.

    Written by Grant Gross01 Aug. 15 04:24
  • Four things to watch for as net neutrality rules go into effect

    The U.S. Federal Communications Commission's net neutrality rules went into effect Friday, after an appeals court denied multiple requests to delay them while the agency faces 10 lawsuits challenging the regulations.

    Written by Grant Gross13 June 15 04:05
  • Appeals court denies requests to delay net neutrality rules

    A U.S. appeals court has denied requests by several broadband providers and trade groups to delay the Federal Communications Commission's net neutrality rules while they challenge the regulations.

    Written by Grant Gross12 June 15 07:05
  • The FCC's net neutrality rules: What we know so far

    The U.S. Federal Communications Commission voted Thursday to pass new net neutrality rules and reclassify broadband as a regulated telecommunications service, but the text of the full order may not be released for several weeks. Here's what we know so far:

    Written by Grant Gross28 Feb. 15 03:02
  • FCC swamped with last-minute comments on net neutrality

    The U.S. Federal Communications Commission's Web comments form crashed Tuesday morning in the hours before the agency's first deadline for submitting comments on its net neutrality proposal.

    Written by Grant Gross16 July 14 00:42
  • Net neutrality: Reclassifying broadband would be a long road

    Advocates of strong net neutrality rules are calling for the U.S. Federal Communications Commission to reclassify broadband as a regulated utility, but such a move would trigger a lengthy court fight between the agency and broadband providers, some telecom law experts say.

    Written by Grant Gross29 May 14 05:41
  • Lawmakers to FCC: stop mulling net neutrality reclassification

    Republican legislators don't even want the U.S. Federal Communications Commission to think about reclassifying broadband as a utility -- a route the regulator could take in order to reinstate net neutrality rules.

    Written by Grant Gross21 May 14 05:49
  • FCC pressured to regulate broadband in net neutrality spat

    Critics who say a new U.S. Federal Communications Commission proposal to restore net neutrality rules is too weak are increasing pressure on the agency to reclassify broadband as a regulated, common-carrier service like the traditional telephone network.

    Written by Grant Gross01 May 14 04:27
  • FCC's new net neutrality proposal: What do we really know?

    When the U.S. Federal Communications Commission announced its proposal to reinstate new net neutrality regulations that would allow broadband providers to engage in commercially reasonable traffic management, the agency set off a firestorm of protest from digital rights groups, Internet commentators and bloggers.

    Written by Grant Gross29 April 14 02:56
  • FCC defends new net neutrality proposal

    A new net neutrality proposal from the U.S. Federal Communications Commission meets the goals of past efforts and does not destroy open Internet principles, as critics have feared, FCC officials said Thursday.

    Written by Grant Gross25 April 14 02:07
  • Net neutrality ruling complicates US transition to IP networks

    The transition from copper-based telephone systems to IP networks in the U.S. could become swept up in political fallout as the FCC figures out how to regulate such networks in ways that will appease the courts.

    Written by Grant Gross17 April 14 04:18
  • DOJ will appeal judge's ruling against NSA phone program

    The U.S. Department of Justice will appeal a district judge's opinion saying a phone records collection program at the National Security Agency likely violates the U.S. Constitution.

    Written by Grant Gross03 Jan. 14 20:37
  • EFF: FBI should release surveillance justification document

    The U.S Federal Bureau of Investigation should make public a legal opinion it used to justify a past telephone records surveillance program because other agencies may still be relying on the document for surveillance justifications, the Electronic Frontier Foundation argued in court Tuesday.

    Written by Grant Gross26 Nov. 13 17:40
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