Ajit Pai

If you want to see what America will be like if it ditches net neutrality, just look at Portugal

• <b>The FCC is planning to ditch net neutrality, which requires internet providers to treat all data online equally.</b>• <b><br>Portgual's internet providers shows what the American internet could look like if net neutrality is scrapped.</b>• <b><br>One company charges people more for additional data based on the kind of app</b> …

Net Neutrality

Republicans are about to kill the open internet and this town will pay the price

Residents of Winlock, Washington – where internet is dead slow, if available at all – are major proponents of net neutrality and argue internet is a basic necessity<p>US telecoms regulator unveils sweeping plans to dismantle net neutrality<p>It’s Saturday morning at a café near the museum in Winlock, …

Net Neutrality

FCC will also order states to scrap plans for their own net neutrality laws | Ars Technica

Double win for ISPs: No more net neutrality, and state laws will be preempted.<p>In addition to ditching its own net neutrality rules, the Federal …

Internet

The FCC will move to kill net neutrality over Thanksgiving and it thinks that we'll all be too busy eating and shopping to notice

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai (previously) is planning to make good on his promise to kill net neutrality this weekend, under cover of the holidays, ushering …

Net Neutrality

FCC Proposes Rolling Back Net Neutrality Regulations

The Internet in the US is about to change, and whether or not that's a good thing or bad depends on who you talk to at the FCC.<p>Federal Communications …

Internet

Not good news for the tax cut bill

<b>NOT GOOD NEWS FOR THE TAX CUT BILL</b> — The latest analysis of the Senate tax cut bill from the non-partisan Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center has bad news for Republicans hoping to push the measure over the finish line after Thanksgiving, both on the number of people who would face tax cuts right …

Economy

Tesla’s New Semi May Pack Radical Battery Tech - MIT Technology Review

The Download<p>What's up in emerging technology<p>Today<p>Tesla’s New Semi May Pack Radical Battery Tech<p>Could some of our misgivings about Elon Musk’s new …

FCC

FCC Plan to Roll Back Net Neutrality Rules Sets Up Win for Cable, Wireless Firms

Chairman Ajit Pai outlines plan to dismantle rules on equal access, clearing way for media alliances, creative pricing<p>WASHINGTON—Federal regulators’ plans for dismantling Obama-era open-internet rules would clear the way for a range of new deals between internet-service providers and online media …

Net Neutrality

New York Attorney General Investigating False 'Net Neutrality' Comments to FCC

New York State Attorney Eric Schneiderman on Tuesday said he has been investigating for six months who posted significant numbers of fake comments …

Net Neutrality

FCC Chairman Pai Serves Up Net Neutrality Controversy for Thanksgiving

While the Trump administration's Department of Justice sues to block AT&T Inc.'s (T) purchase of Time Warner Inc. (TWX) , the Federal Communications …

Internet

U.S. TV Station Ownership Cap to Be Raised in FCC Proposal, Source Says

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai will propose altering a national limit on TV station ownership, according to a person briefed on …

Business

Trump Says 'Women Are Special' After Endorsing Roy Moore

<i>Welcome to Barf Bag, a daily politics roundup to help you sort through the chaotic Trumpian news cycle.</i><p>I’m so tired of writing about sexual …

News (U.S.)

FCC will vote to kill Title II web protections, hurt net neutrality on December 14

The end of Title II protections mandating that internet service providers treat all traffic equally has been plotted.<p>Federal Communications …

Net Neutrality

FCC Could Soon Repeal Net Neutrality Rules

The change is seen as a victory for the telecommunications industry, while tech companies are largely in favor of keeping the Obama-era rules.

Internet

On CBS This Morning, Charlie Rose's co-hosts Gayle King and Norah O'Donnell denounced his alleged behavior and discussed the allegations against him

8:20 AM ET, November 21, 2017<p>RELATED:<p><b>Charlie Rose Suspended By CBS, PBS and Bloomberg Amid Sexual Misconduct Claims</b> — The Washington Post spoke to …

Feminism

FCC to vote on repealing Net Neutrality legislation

Net Neutrality is the idea that Internet service providers (Comcast, Verizon, AT&T, and so on) should treat all data the same. It has been a hot …

Net Neutrality

ALA strenuously opposes FCC proposed order on net neutrality

WASHINGTON - Today American Library Association President Jim Neal released the following statement regarding the proposed order on net neutrality …

Internet

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai announces plan to sell out net neutrality protections to big telecom

Internet

The FCC Has Made It Harder for Native Americans to Afford Phone Service

A decision to cut the Lifeline program means that life will get even more difficult for some people on tribal lands.<p>When Hastiin Yazhi started a new woodworking business, he knew he would have to market it online. That sounds easy enough, but he lives on lands in northern New Mexico belonging to …

Net Neutrality

More sexual misconduct allegations rock Washington and state capitals

<i>Welcome to Mic’s daily read on Donald Trump’s America. Want to receive this as a daily email in your inbox?</i> <i>Subscribe here</i><i>.</i><p>Tuesday’s dispatch: Sexual …

John Conyers

FCC to consider allowing more consolidation of TV broadcasters

Next month is gonna be a big one at the FCC. In addition to getting rid of net neutrality, the commission will also vote on a proposal to begin reconsidering the broadcast ownership cap. Depending on what the commission decides next year, the outcome could lead to far more consolidation of local TV …

TV

Driving the day: Net neutrality heads for total repeal

<i>With help from Margaret Harding McGill, Steven Overly and Ashley Gold</i><p><b>NET NEUTRALITY HEADS FOR TOTAL REPEAL —</b> “Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai will reveal plans to his fellow commissioners [today] to fully dismantle the agency's Obama-era net neutrality regulations, people …

Richard Blumenthal

The FCC wants to completely obliterate net neutrality rules

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai is going to unveil his plans today to neuter the net neutrality rules put in place by the Obama administration, <i>Politico</i> reports. The FCC’s plans under Pai would see:<p>the abandonment of plans that would have prohibit ISPs from slowing or blocking web traffic to particular …

Net Neutrality

Business Highlights

FCC chairman sets out to repeal 'net neutrality' rules<p>WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai is following through on …

Entertainment

The FCC Looks to Repeat Net Neutrality • chorus.fm

The Washington Post:<p>Federal regulators unveiled a plan Tuesday that would give Internet providers broad powers to determine what websites and online …

Internet

FCC Head Ajit Pai: Killing Net Neutrality Will Set the Internet Free

Pai stressed that regulating the Internet under a Title II framework originally created in the 1930s had led to less investment in infrastructure and …

Internet

FCC Pushes Forward With Net Neutrality Rollback Plans

The Federal Communications Commission announced Tuesday that it will vote at its Dec. 14 monthly meeting on rolling back the legal underpinning for …

Net Neutrality

Your Evening Briefing

<i>Want to receive this post in your inbox every afternoon? Sign up here.</i><p>It seems nothing can hold bitcoin down. After news of the $31 million hack of a …

Business

The media today: <em>USA v. AT&T</em>, and a new flood of sexual harassment stories

<b>After months</b> of the president attacking CNN, calling its reporting “fake news” and retweeting a video of himself body-slamming a figure with the …

Journalism

Apple takes down Skype app in China; FCC says net neutrality on the way out

<b>Here, There, but Not Everywhere:</b> That’s the case when it comes to Microsoft’s Skype videoconferencing app, and its presence on Apple’s App Store in …

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