Net Neutrality

NBC TODAY Show: What is Net Neutrality, And What Happens If It Gets Repealed?

The FCC is expected to vote on the fate of net neutrality this coming week, but what exactly would happen if the Obama-era rules are repealed? NBC’s …

Entertainment

Expect Fed to Raise Interest Rate and F.C.C. to Repeal Net Neutrality

<i>Here’s what to expect in the week ahead:</i><p>TRADE<p><b>More Nafta talks, but not with the top negotiators.</b><p>The members of the North American Free Trade Agreement gather again in Washington this week to discuss the future of the trade pact. Negotiations have been tense, but two things may take the pressure off …

Economy

Activists Rally In Denver for Net Neutrality

<b>DENVER (CBS4)</b> – A rally downtown on Saturday was the latest attempt to raise awareness for “Net Neutrality” days before a vote by the Federal …

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DRAM and Lizzo Want to Save Net Neutrality - XXL

Stuff is about to get real, folks. If you don't want to have to pay for the Internet, if you don't want the government with their hands all in your …

Internet

The ‘pro net neutrality but against Title II regulations’ argument had merit a decade ago, but developments since then make coming FCC rules repeal a mistake

5:35 PM ET, December 10, 2017<p><b>Boston Globe discloses harassment allegations within the company and local media, but fails to name a Globe reporter who</b> …

Internet

GitHub’s Santa wishlist: secure infrastructure workflows & net neutrality - Open Source Insider

It’s that ‘wonderful’ time of year, when people all across the land exchange presents, meal invitations and predictions for what the open source …

Internet

The FCC plans to repeal net neutrality this week — and it could ruin the internet

• <b>The FCC will vote to repeal its net neutrality rules on December 14. The outcome is a foregone conclusion.</b>• <b><br>The repeal of the rules likely won't mean broadband providers will block your access to Google or slow Netflix so it's unwatchable. But the move likely will mean the providers will charge</b> …

Internet

Net Neutrality’s Holes in Europe May Offer Peek at Future in U.S.

Last spring, Swedes got a tantalizing offer: If they subscribed to Sweden’s biggest telecom provider, Telia Company AB, they could have unlimited access on their mobile phones to Facebook, Spotify, Instagram and other blockbuster apps.<p>Swedish regulators tried to put a stop to it. They argued that …

Business

Verizon VP jokes at planting a 'brainwashed' FCC chairman, Ajit Pai says 'awesome'

Earlier this week the FCC held a gathering similar to the White House Correspondents Dinner called the Federal Communications Bar Association, where …

Internet

Net neutrality fight isn’t over yet

Usually when you see a crowd outside the Verizon retail store on Boylston Street, it means Apple’s rolling out a new smartphone. But the group that …

Internet

The Case for Net Neutrality Repeal

As the debate heats up, it's important to understand why net neutrality in its current form is imperfect.<p>Under new FCC chairman Ajit Pai, it appears …

Internet

The Demise of Net Neutrality Will Harm Innovation in America

On December 14, the Federal Communications Commission is due to vote on a plan to repeal its net neutrality regime. If this gets a green light, it …

Internet

The ‘pro net neutrality but against Title II regulations’ argument had merit a decade ago, but developments since then make coming FCC rules repeal a mistake

Internet

Net neutrality protests in US, Google pulling YouTube from Fire TV

In this week's wrap-up, protesters gather in front of Verizon stores to raise awareness of net neutrality's potential doom. Meanwhile, Google plays hardball with Amazon.

Internet

Trump’s FCC Is About to Bid Farewell to the Internet as We Know It

Why are ISPs really pushing the FCC to end net neutrality? The answer is simple: there’s a lot of money to be made if you’re in control of what …

Internet

This is the future if net neutrality is repealed; the creeping, costly death of media freedom

If you’re scared of a future America without net neutrality, I want to terrify you. The potential repeal of what should be a civic right should chill you to the bone. No, there is more than one future you should fear, and it isn’t just one that involves the (falsely reported) Portuguese internet …

Internet

Net Neutrality isn’t the only thing the current FCC is screwing up

Lost amid the furor over the Federal Communications Commission’s terrible, horrible, no good, very bad decision to reverse net neutrality requirements is another, equally awful decision that has slipped through the cracks.<p>In mid-November, the Commission decided to “re-think” it’s Lifeline program, …

Internet

Why does net neutrality matter?

Jessica Rosenworcel, a member of the Federal Communications Commission, defends the endangered regulatory policy on the latest Too Embarrassed to Ask.<p>Repealing net neutrality, a movement led by Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai and expected to pass on Dec. 14, gets people <i>really</i> …

Internet

The FCC’s proposed internet rules may spell trouble ahead - Salon.com

As the Federal Communications Commission takes up a formal proposal to reverse the Obama-era Open Internet Order, a key question consumers and policymakers alike are asking is: What difference do these rules make?<p>My research team has been studying one key element of the regulations – called …

Internet

What Facebook Taught Me About Net Neutrality

My first glimpse of a world without strong protections for net neutrality was in 2004, when I was part of the team that created Facebook. Though it’s hard to imagine now, TheFacebook (as it was called at the time) was just a fledgling college social network, growing school by school. Some colleges …

Internet

Why Net Neutrality Is Fundamental to Democracy

“This is an attack on the free Internet and freedom itself.”<p>This week’s Thigh-High Politics explains.<p>*__Thigh-High Politics__ is an op-ed column by Teen Vogue writer Lauren Duca that breaks down the news, provides resources for the resistance, and just generally refuses to accept toxic nonsense.* …

Internet

“Ron Swanson” Has a Lesson About Net Neutrality Dishonesty for Fan/FCC Chair Ajit Pai

FCC chairman Ajit Pai has been extremely disingenuous in his arguments for removing the “common carrier” classification from broadband internet …

Internet

The FCC is on the verge of repealing net neutrality. How will that affect the healthcare industry?

With the Federal Communications Commission on the verge of repealing net neutrality rules, there's considerable uncertainty about how the change will …

Health Care Industry

Economy is Too Dependent on the Internet to Leave All Control to ISPs

Consumer freedom, competition and innovation, and increasing consumer cost are just some of the issues.

Internet

Malkia Cyril on why net neutrality is a civil rights issue

Net neutrality is about so much more than Netflix download speeds<p>03:20<p>Clean water is a human right, not a private commodity<p>03:19<p>Tracing the gun: the archaic way the U.S. tracks gun ownership<p>07:24<p>Can anyone trust Facebook?<p>02:44<p>How do we solve America’s fraternity problem?<p>02:58<p>How seriously should we …

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Shutdown averted, DACA fix outstanding

<i>With help from John Hendel, Margaret Harding McGill and Nancy Scola</i><p><b>SHUTDOWN AVERTED —</b> Congress cleared a spending bill (H.J. Res. 123 (115)) to maintain funding for the federal government through Dec. 22, averting a potential shutdown. Outstanding issues that need to be resolved include language to …

Internet

How 3 Potential Regulatory Changes May Affect Telecom

Affects of Net Neutrality changes are bullish for telecom.<p>Proposed corporate tax changes should be bullish, but some lesser known provisions may …

Internet

Citizens must speak up to save net neutrality

Net neutrality is freedom. The internet is a job-creating innovation and communication tool that is an essential part of our modern economy. The …

Internet

The Impact Of Net Neutrality Laws On Your Business

When President Obama was in office, he was an avid supporter of net neutrality. The concept of net neutrality contends that there should be equal access to everything on the internet, regardless of whether it’s in regard to a small business owner or large company. That means it upholds the …

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