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The FCC just repealed net neutrality.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

39 senators tell FCC: ‘Abandon this radical and reckless plan’

In a letter to FCC Chairman Ajit Pai, 39 senators (all Democrats, though Republicans have also voiced concern) urge the agency to stop its plan to eliminate net neutrality rules. Where the objections

Comcast reiterates a shifting promise of ‘no paid prioritization’

Comcast has promised before that it does not and will not engage in paid prioritization, and today the company has reiterated that stance — after being called out for having apparently weakened it o

Commission Impossible, part two: How enemies gathered around net neutrality

One would think that the classification of internet providers as telecoms or not, and which federal agency has authority over them, is about as in the weeds as it gets. But it is a symptom of the time

More Republicans in Congress criticize FCC’s net neutrality plan

2017 has been a year of bitter partisanship, but it's nice to see that with some issues, politicians can put aside their differences to oppose something that's harmful — and more importantly, unpopu

Internet pioneers plead with Congress to preserve net neutrality

Even though millions of letters from the general public were ignored, in a last ditch effort to preserve net neutrality, 21 high profile technologists have penned an open letter to the FCC.

New York attorney general joins 27 senators to call for a delay of critical net neutrality vote

Today in a press conference, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman elaborated on his office's efforts to investigate the FCC's flood of fake anti-net neutrality comments while calling for a del

FCC Commissioner Clyburn takes down Chairman’s net neutrality doom and gloom

Back in 2015, then-Commissioner of the FCC Ajit Pai submitted a lengthy paper detailing his reasons for voting against the incoming net neutrality rules. He made a lot of predictions about harm those

New York’s attorney general sets up a page to report fraudulent FCC comments

It's no secret that among the millions of comments filed with the FCC regarding its plan to roll back net neutrality are a great deal of fake ones, some even using stolen identities. New York Attorney

FCC’s Ajit Pai: ‘When it comes to an open Internet, Twitter is part of the problem’

FCC Chairman and net neutrality eliminator-in-chief Ajit Pai has thrown Twitter and other online services under the bus in order to show that it's not just broadband providers that can exert control o

FCC doubles down on its dead-wrong definition of how the internet works

In May, when the FCC released an early draft of its plan to undo 2015's strong net neutrality rules, I pointed out that its case rests almost entirely on a deeply incorrect definition of how the inter

Net Neutrality advocates plan protests for December 7 at Verizon stores

On December 14, the FCC will vote on whether or not to roll back Obama-era policies protecting a free and open internet. In fact, during yesterday's announcement of the upcoming vote, the FCC neglecte

FCC releases final draft of ‘Restoring Internet Freedom,’ which would not do that

The FCC yesterday announced a December 14 vote on "Restoring Internet Freedom," an order that, far from restoring freedom to the internet, would allow it to be restricted in new and harmful ways. Actu
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