Media giants Sinclair and Tribune were all set to merge and create one of the country's biggest broadcasters — and a complacent FCC seemed to to be doing everything it could to help the deal along.
An unprecedented flood of citizens concerned about net neutrality is what took down the FCC's comment system last May, not a coordinated attack, a report from the agency's Office of the Inspector Gene
Broadband providers! They love to make noise about how dedicated they are to improving your service, rolling out new features, and generally adhering to both the law and their own code of ethics. So h
A broadcast merger that has been the poster boy for the FCC's pro-industry agenda has been ordered to undertake a lengthy and potentially embarrassing process that amounts to, in the words of one comm
Congress may soon vote on a new bill that would set net neutrality down as a matter of law rather than a set of rules to be changed every few years by the FCC. The "21st Century Internet Act," introdu
The FCC has been under serious scrutiny by citizens, advocates, and politicians alike due to its laissez-faire attitude towards, in particular, the proposed Sinclair Broadcasting merger with Tribune.
One of the FCC's many jobs as a media regulator is to make sure that there is adequate time being dedicated by broadcasters to educational content for kids. As the media landscape changes, however, so
Today is the day that, after months of delays, the FCC's repeal of net neutrality finally takes effect. But if you're expecting broadband providers to suddenly feast on their customers and institute e
You may remember the FCC explaining that in both 2014 and 2017, its comment system was briefly taken down by a denial of service attack. At least, so it says — but newly released emails show that th
The President has officially named Geoffrey Starks as his nomination to fill the FCC Commissioner role left open by Mignon Clyburn's departure. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai confirmed the news, rumored over t
On Friday, the Federal Communications Commission sent a letter to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and eBay CEO Devin Wenig asking their companies to help remove the listings for fake pay TV boxes from their res
13 members of Congress have written to FCC Chairman Ajit Pai criticizing his "repeated evasive responses to our inquiries" and "outright refusal to respond to some of the members of this Committee." U
Hot on the heels of a surprising 52-47 Senate disapproval of the FCC's new, weaker net neutrality rules, the House of Representatives will soon attempt to force a similar vote. Representative Mike Doy
The Senate today voted 52-47 to disapprove the FCC's recent order replacing 2015's net neutrality rules, a pleasant surprise for internet advocates and consumers throughout the country.
Today's the big day for the Senate's big push to undo the FCC's "Restoring Internet Freedom" order nullifying 2015's net neutrality rules. A vote is scheduled for this afternoon on whether to repeal t
Whoever thought we would leave telemarketing behind in this brave new smartphone world of ours lacked imagination. Robocalls are a menace growing in volume and even a massive $120 million fine leveled
After months of tension and a variety of smaller milestones, the FCC order voiding 2015's net neutrality rules and instating its own weaker version will take effect on June 11, the agency's chairman A
The Democratic push to restore net neutrality took another step today with the official filing of a petition, under the Congressional Review Act, to force a vote on whether to repeal the FCC's unpopul
Around the time of the FCC's vote to roll back existing 2015 rules and replace them with threadbare new ones, many Senators and Representatives were sending stern letters to the agency informing its C
One of the several ways opponents of the FCC's new net neutrality rules plan to push back is to use the Congressional Review Act to nix the Commission's order before it has a chance to take effect. Al