Net Neutrality

An open letter on DRM to the inventor of the web, from the inventor of net neutrality

Tim Wu, the Colombia University law professor and anti-trust/competition expert who coined the term "Net Neutrality," has published an open letter to …

Internet

Here's What Happens When Broadband Companies "Self-Regulate"

Net neutrality is on the chopping block, and one drum that FCC chairman Ajit Pai keeps beating is the idea that without government intervention, …

Internet

The Internet Is Under Attack By the US Government

Net Neutrality is without question one of the most important principles in modern life. Whether you realize it or not, the idea that web services …

Internet

FCC Chairman Descends Into McCarthyism in Net Neutrality Debate

Supporters of net neutrality rules knew they were in for a fierce debate when their leading opponent, Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit …

Internet

FCC Chairman Pai wants to kill Net Neutrality, at the expense of small-town America

Susan Crawford, one of the most articulate campaigners for Net Neutrality (previously) explains how FCC Chairman Ajit Pai's plan to kill Net …

Internet

Duterte mocks Robredo proposal to decriminalize drug use

President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday laughed off at the proposal of Vice President Ma. Leonor “Leni” Robredo to study the possible decriminalization …

Philippines

Plan to kill net neutrality is the best thing/worst thing ever! EVER!!1

On Wednesday, Ajit Pai, the boss of America's broadband watchdog, decided to reopen the decade-long debate over net neutrality, despite rules having …

Internet

Sam Altman on the end of net neutrality: 'I think this could decimate start-ups'

Cable companies have the right to make profits — but not from picking and choosing which content to favor, Sam Altman, president of Y Combinator told …

Internet

This Program Gets Rural Schools Online. Will It Survive Trump’s FCC?

E-Rate has helped 77% of U.S. schools get broadband service, improving the educational opportunities for kids everywhere—particularly in poor and rural areas. But its future is uncertain.<p>Earlier this year, Arizona officials announced a plan they say could harness more than $100 million in federal …

Education

Comcast Results Top Expectations as Cable Giant Preps for Wireless Entry -- Update

Comcast Corp.'s first-quarter results offered a glimpse into why the cable giant is jumping into the cutthroat wireless business: Consumers don't want a landline phone anymore, limiting the appeal of its lucrative "triple play" bundles.<p>The company lost 5,000 voice customers in the quarter, compared …

Markets

Biz Break: Salesforce CEO got 60 percent pay cut, still made $13 million

<b>Top of the Order:</b><p><b>Getting By On … $13 million:</b> Nobody likes to take a pay cut. Even it ends up leaving you taking home only $13 million.<p>But, that’s …

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So, you’ve been in a coma since Trump’s inauguration. I bet you want to know what happened in his first 100 days

On Jan. 20, 2017, Donald Trump pledged to stop the “American carnage.” One hundred days later, it’s clear that that isn’t exactly what’s happened.

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FCC Prepares to Butcher Net Neutrality: 5 Things You Need to Know

On Wednesday, FCC chairman Ajit Pai announced plans to roll back another set of Obama-era regulations on internet service providers, marking another …

Internet

FCC's Pai on Plans to Roll Back Net Neutrality Rules

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai discusses his plan to roll back net neutrality rules. He speaks with Bloomberg's Caroline Hyde on "Bloomberg Technology." …

Internet

FCC chairman Ajit Pai outlines plan to roll back Title II net neutrality rules, plans to release full proposal on April 27 for FCC vote on May 18

Internet

“This is an attack on 21st century civil rights.”

NEW YORK – Color Of Change, the nation’s largest online racial justice organization, issued the following statement in response to reports that FCC …

Open Internet Advocates Vow to Fight Trump FCC’s Plan to Kill Net Neutrality - Motherboard

Ten years of fighting for internet freedom, potentially out the window because Donald Trump was elected president and chose as his top telecom regulator a former Verizon lawyer who's hell-bent on killing federal rules safeguarding net neutrality, the internet's open access principle.<p>That's the …

Internet

FCC chairman targets Internet neutrality rules

Net neutrality regulations are designed to ensure the unfettered flow of online content. (April 26, 2017) (Sign up for our free video newsletter here …

Internet

Ajit Pai could finally get net neutrality right

OPINION | It's time to find a workable, balanced solution in the realm of net neutrality.

Internet

Theme parks: Comcast's under-the-radar growth driver

NEW YORK (AP) — One of Comcast's fastest-growing businesses hasn't been selling cable or internet subscriptions — or making movies and TV shows, or selling TV ads. It's been theme parks.<p>Since 2011, when Comcast first took over NBCUniversal's film and TV studios, cable and broadcast networks, TV …

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CEO Daily: Thursday, 27th April

Top News<p>• <b>Trump Backs Down on NAFTA Withdrawal</b><p>The White House rowed back from leaks suggesting President Trump was preparing an executive order …

Internet

DARE: Daily Alert on Rights and Expression

• Home<br>• DARE: Daily Alert on Rights and Expression<p><i>PEN America releases Trump the Truth: Free Expression in the President’s First 100 Days documenting</i> …

Censorship

Recommended Reading: April 27, 2017

<b>FCC Chief Lays Out Net Neutrality Plans</b><p>Ajit Pai, the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, outlined a plan to repeal current net …

Startups

China Telecom 1Q Net Profit CNY5.35 Billion

China Telecom Corp. (0728.HK) reported Thursday a 4.5% rise in net profit for the first quarter as stronger demand for faster mobile services offset the pricing pressure from intensified market competition.<p>The Chinese mobile and broadband service operator's first-quarter net profit was 5.35 billion …

Markets

FCC Fines Telecom $1M For 'Cramming,' 'Slamming' Consumers With Deceptive Calls And Charges

The Federal Communications Commission announced a $1 million fine against Tuesday against Advantage Telecommunications of Florida for changing …

Internet

Woman Orders Internet From Comcast. That's Where She Says Her Nightmare With Fees Began

In August 2015, Megan Scott was driving home from a funeral with her roommate when a sales representative from Comcast called her phone.<p>Scott told …

Internet

FCC Chairman Will Introduce Review Of Media Regulations At May Meeting

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai pleased broadcasters today by vowing to “get unnecessary rules out of the way” — including with a new “comprehensive review” of …

Internet

Media regulations and net neutrality

The FCC will begin a comprehensive review of its media regulations, starting at its May 18 meeting, with a large focus on overhauling its …

Internet

AT&T Plans More DirecTV-Wireless Phone Bundles To Fight Churn

The year is off to a tough start for AT&T — now with a recent acquisition agreement for a spectrum-rich company on the rocks — execs acknowledged in …

Internet

AT&T Continues to Lose Subscribers -- Update

AT&T Inc. posted an unexpected top-line decline in the first quarter of the year as it continued to shed phone subscribers.<p>In the U.S., AT&T lost 348,000 mainstream wireless phone customers, marking a return to the large losses characteristic of the past two years after an easing in the previous …

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