The FCC Thinks American Broadband Standards Are Way Too Fast  [LINK]
With net neutrality dead, the FCC has set its sights on a new goal -- weakening broadband definitions to ensure more Americans 'qualify' as having service. The post The FCC Thinks American Broadband Standards Are Way Too Fast appeared first on Extre... [Read More]
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FCC Votes To Overturn Net Neutrality Rules—Now What?  [LINK]
In a 3-2 vote today, the commission approved a proposal to nullify the net neutrality rules put in place by the FCC in 2015. The post FCC Votes To Overturn Net Neutrality Rules—Now What? appeared first on ExtremeTech.... [Read More]
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What telecoms and tech companies are saying about the FCC’s net neutrality decision  [LINK]
 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 as we do. Read More... [Read More]
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The FCC has voted to kill net neutrality regulations  [LINK]
Net Neutrality regulations keep ISPs like Comcast, Verizon, and AT&T from serving up the internet a la carte based on your own interests. It keeps the internet open and free so you can access wh... [Read More]
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A timeline of the FCC’s quest to destroy net neutrality  [LINK]
 The FCC voted today to roll back the strong net neutrality rules established under the Obama administration in 2015. It’s distressing but at this point no longer surprising — FCC Chairman Ajit Pai and his partisan pals have been wor... [Read More]
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FCC Repeals Net Neutrality Rules In Party-Line Vote  [LINK]
The FCC has just voted to repeal its net neutrality rules put into place by the Obama Administration. The vote, as expected was 3-2 along party lines. The move effectively trashed the rules that require Internet providers like Comcast or AT&T to ... [Read More]
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39 senators tell FCC: ‘Abandon this radical and reckless plan’  [LINK]
 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 have come in ones and twos before, this is t... [Read More]
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More Republicans in Congress criticize FCC’s net neutrality plan  [LINK]
 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, unpopular. That’s increasing... [Read More]
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Internet Pioneers Beg the FCC to Save Net Neutrality  [LINK]
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) looks set to repeal net neutrality. However, a host of internet pioneers have made a last-ditch attempt to prevent this from happening. These pioneers include people who literally helped create and develop ... [Read More]
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Capitol Hill Update: NAR’s 2017 Political Advocacy Efforts  [LINK]
Over the past year, the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) engaged with federal lawmakers on a wide range of legislative and regulatory issues, with the overarching goal of encouraging sound and robust real estate markets that protect and strengthen the interests of both consumers and NAR members. Following are highlights on 10 key topics. Flood Insurance With strong member support, NAR s... [Read More]
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New York Attorney General joins 27 senators to call for a delay of critical net neutrality vote  [LINK]
 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 delay of the agency’s vit... [Read More]
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AT&T promises not to block apps, forgetting it has blocked FaceTime  [LINK]
Major corporations like AT&T, Comcast, Time Warner, and Verizon have been doing everything possible to get the FCC to repeal the current net neutrality rules, allowing them to regulate traffic a... [Read More]
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New York’s Attorney General sets up a page to report fraudulent FCC comments  [LINK]
 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 General Eric Schneiderman has been es... [Read More]
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FCC’s Ajit Pai: ‘When it comes to an open Internet, Twitter is part of the problem’  [LINK]
 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 over internet content. “When it c... [Read More]
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RIP Net Neutrality  [LINK]
Net neutrality, the “First Amendment of the Internet,” is the idea that ISPs should treat everyone’s data equally.  It ensures that the large cable ISPs are unable to choose which data is sent more quickly than other data and which websites get blocked (or throttled), depending upon which content providers pay a premium. The FCC […] The post RIP Net Neutrality appeare... [Read More]
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The Free Internet Needs 2 Minutes of Your Help Right Now  [LINK]
Net neutrality in the United States is under attack again. The FCC is planning to vote on whether to repeal net neutrality policies on Thursday, December 14. Before that day comes, it’s critical to let your representatives know that you want to... [Read More]
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FCC doubles down on its dead-wrong definition of how the internet works  [LINK]
 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 internet works. There can be no mistake now... [Read More]
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Net Neutrality advocates plan protests for December 7 at Verizon stores  [LINK]
 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 neglected to mention the historic 22 million c... [Read More]
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The FCC Votes in December To Dismantle Net Neutrality, Other Consumer Protections  [LINK]
The FCC will vote to eradicate net neutrality and its attendant consumer protections in December, despite widespread consumer opposition. The post The FCC Votes in December To Dismantle Net Neutrality, Other Consumer Protections appeared first on Ext... [Read More]
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New York attorney general slams the FCC for ignoring net neutrality comments investigation  [LINK]
 If the FCC’s refusal to acknowledge the vast public outcry against its plan to gut net neutrality isn’t enough of an outrage, its total disinterest in investigating how that same comment system may have been gamed by fake users... [Read More]
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The FCC Votes in December To Dismantle Net Neutrality, Other Consumer Protections  [LINK]
The FCC will vote to eradicate net neutrality and its attendant consumer protections in December, despite widespread consumer opposition. The post The FCC Votes in December To Dismantle Net Neutrality, Other Consumer Protections appeared first on Ext... [Read More]
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FCC reportedly planning vote that could kill net neutrality next month  [LINK]
 The Federal Communications Commission will drive a stake through its own net neutrality rules roughly this time next month, if Chairman Ajit Pai gets his way. Sources at Bloomberg and Reuters say the FCC’s head honcho will showcase plans ... [Read More]
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FCC won’t vote on Net Neutrality in November  [LINK]
 The FCC will not be voting this November on the adoption of the “Restoring Internet Freedom” rule that would roll back 2015’s Net Neutrality rules, contrary to recent rumors. In a blog post, Chairman Ajit Pai listed a number o... [Read More]
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