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Details and solutions emerge for missile threat false alarm in Hawaii

A preliminary report from the FCC has revealed additional details about the situation that caused a false missile threat alarm in Hawaii earlier this month. It really was human error, as initial repor

There’s no way the government is building its own 5G network

A report this weekend by Axios cited documents from within the National Security Council describing the possibility — nay, inevitability — of a 5G network built and operated by the U.S. government

The FCC looks back on a disastrous year through rose-tinted glasses

From the furore engulfing the FCC this last year you might think that the agency had accomplished little but appalling privacy advocates and dancing for its patrons, the telecoms. But as is often the

AT&T’s ‘Internet Bill of Rights’ idea is just a power play against Google and Facebook

AT&T has placed a few full-page ads explaining that it is pro-net neutrality, it has always been pro-net neutrality and that Congress once and for all should enshrine net neutrality principles in

The GAO will investigate potential fraud in the FCC’s net neutrality comments… in 5 months

The Government Accountability Office has accepted a Congressional request to investigate the possibility of fraud and identify theft in the comments for the FCC's net neutrality rollback. Several memb

FCC report keeps faster definition of broadband and separates mobile from fixed connections

The FCC's yearly report of broadband deployment keeps some crucial definitions in place that some feared would be changed or eliminated to ease the responsibilities of internet service providers. The

With all 49 Democrats on board, Senate leaders sound off on plan to restore net neutrality

Democrats in the Senate have achieved unanimous party support of the plan to undo the FCC's recently passed order gutting net neutrality. All 49 Democratic Senators and one Republican are ready to off

It’s time to chart a course for 5G success

The global race is on -- and it is time for the FCC to get out of the starting gate, schedule an auction and chart a course for 5G success.

FCC Commissioner Clyburn guts anti-net neutrality order in extended dissent

FCC Commissioner Clyburn's passionate dissent at last month's meeting left no room for guesswork on her position on the Commission's plan to eliminate net neutrality. But it wasn't all she had to say.

FCC issues final version of order eliminating net neutrality rules

The FCC has released the final text of the order it voted on last month that is set to undo the net neutrality rules established in 2015. This is the text that will enter the federal register and the

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai’s CES appearance has been canceled

If you hoped to attend a "candid conversation" with the FCC's Ajit Pai at CES, I have bad news: he won't be there. In a tersely worded statement, CTA head Gary Shapiro announced: "Unfortunately, Feder

The FCC is still tweaking its net neutrality repeal (but that’s normal)

You may think, from the pomp accompanying the FCC's vote in December to repeal net neutrality, that the deed was done. Not so. In fact, the order hasn't even reached its final form: the Commission is

There’s no magic bullet for reversing the FCC’s net neutrality decision

Huge numbers of people are upset at the FCC's decision to undo its own highly popular net neutrality rules. But the grand plans to undo this mischief being announced left and right should be taken wit

The FCC disproved its own claim that net neutrality was an Obama plot

Among the many incorrect claims made by the FCC in promotion of its order eliminating 2015's net neutrality rule was the idea that the Obama administration had exerted major influence to make that rul

Don’t keep cell phones next to your body, California Health Department warns

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) issued a warning against the hazards of cellphone radiation this week. Yes, the thing we are all addicted to and can't seem to put down is leaking ele

Crunch Report | FCC Kills Net Neutrality

The FCC kills net neutrality, Snapchat launches Lens Studio and Squarespace reportedly raises $200 million. All this on Crunch Report.

What telecoms and tech companies are saying about the FCC’s net neutrality decision

The FCC just voted to eliminate the net neutrality rules established by 2015's Open Internet Order. Here's what has been said so far. We're still waiting to hear from others and we'll update this list

New York attorney general announces a multi-state lawsuit challenging the net neutrality vote

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, a leading voice in the fight against the FCC's net neutrality rules repeal, has stepped forward with one of the first legal challenges to the commission’

The FCC just repealed net neutrality. What happens next?

The FCC voted this morning 3:2 to nullify 2015's Open Internet Order and its strong net neutrality rules, substituting a flimsy replacement with a deeply (and deliberately) incorrect technical justifi

The FCC officially votes to kill net neutrality

Despite overwhelming opposition from Congress, technical experts, advocacy organizations and, of course, the American people, the FCC has voted to eliminate 2015's Open Internet Order and the net neut
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