Bereft of legislative achievements so far, Trump cut a symbolic red tape to celebrate his administration’s abolition of federal regulations. While observing this idiotic ceremony (attended by smiling Ivanka), a disturbing thought occurred to Stephen Colbert: The most important regulation undone by Trump’s government is net neutrality. As Colbert notes, the promises by big telecom […]
As 40,000 Verizon strikers clog New York’s streets with one of the nation’s largest strikes in years, and with no end in sight, it’s worth mentioning one thing those strikers are incontrovertibly right about, among many others: New York’ City’s internet should be much better than it is.
by Lee Fang, Republic Report. Last Friday, just before the Federal Communication Commission closed its comment period for its upcoming rule on “network neutrality,” a massive coalition of Asian, Latino and black civil rights group filed letters arguing that regulators should lay off of Internet service providers regarding Title II reclassification and accept FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler’s original plan. […]
By Jim Puzzanghera, Los Angeles Times WASHINGTON — Amid protests, the Federal Communications Commission voted along party lines Thursday to begin the process of formally setting new net neutrality rules for online traffic that would allow broadband providers to charge companies for faster delivery of their content. The 3-2 vote was a victory for FCC Chairman […]
San Francisco (AFP) – Internet fast lanes that defy the ideal of “net neutrality” would be allowed under rules proposed by U.S. regulators eager to keep broadband service providers from abusing their power. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Thursday laid out a proposal to make sure Internet service providers don’t discriminate when it comes […]