Net Neutrality

The Case Against the T-Mobile/Sprint Merger | Backchannel

<b>Like the repeated hook</b> of a pop song that you can’t get out of your head, mergers between the already-powerful wireless giants keep coming. In the …

Internet

FCC Puts Two-Week Pause on Review of Sinclair-Tribune Merger

WASHINGTON — The FCC is pausing its review of Sinclair Broadcast Group’s proposed merger with Tribune Media to allow more time for the filing of …

Internet

FCC delays Sinclair-Tribune review to allow for more public comment

The Federal Communications Commission is allowing more time for the public to submit comments on Sinclair Broadcast Group’s proposed takeover of …

FCC

FCC Gives Opponents of Sinclair-Tribune Deal Two Additional Weeks to Comment

Mindful of politics and process, the Federal Communications Commission on Wednesday, Oct. 18 said it would delay for two weeks its deadline for …

Investing

Ajit Pai Took Six Days to Respond to Donald Trump's Threat to Strip NBC's 'License'

On October 11th, President Donald Trump tweeted that if NBC was going to continue being so mean to him, he could simply have his subordinates …

Donald Trump

The FCC chairman subtly shot down Trump’s threat to revoke NBC’s licenses

Ajit Pai broke his days of silence at an event Tuesday<p>Breaking days of silence, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai subtly shot down President Donald Trump’s threat to revoke NBC’s licenses because of its recent reporting.<p>In his brief comments, Pai mentioned neither Trump nor NBC. …

Internet

The FCC Chairman Dings Trump’s Threat To Revoke NBC’s Broadcast License: ‘I Believe In The First Amendment’

Like so many other aspects of his presidency, it looks as if Donald Trump’s threats to revoke NBC’s broadcast license were a bunch of hot air. The former NBC star lashed out at the network last week, after NBC News ran a report that Trump had allegedly inquired about increasing the United States …

Ajit Pai

FCC Chair Finally Says Agency Won't Censor Trump's Enemies

Last Wednesday President Donald Trump took to Twitter to suggest the government should challenge broadcasting licenses for stations that air "fake …

Internet

FCC Chief Says Regulator Sides With Free Speech in Wake of Trump Complaints

The nation’s top telecommunications regulator on Tuesday brushed aside President Donald Trump’s suggestion that the government revoke licenses of network television outlets over their news coverage.<p>“I believe in the First Amendment,” said Ajit Pai, the chairman of the Federal Communications …

News (U.S.)

Ajit Pai, in First Remarks After Trump Tweets, Says FCC Can’t Revoke Broadcast Licenses Based on News Content

WASHINGTON — FCC Chairman Ajit Pai said that the agency lacked authority to revoke the license of a broadcast station based on the the content of a …

Donald Trump

FCC Chair Rejects President Trump's Claim That It Can Revoke Broadcast Licenses

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai said the agency does not hold the power to revoke the license from a broadcast station based on …

Investing

FCC Chair Confirms He Can’t & Won’t Take Away Broadcast Licenses Because President Doesn’t Like A News Story

FCC Chair, and self-proclaimed supporter of the First Amendment, Ajit Pai has been noticeably silent in the wake of President Trump’s recent …

Consumer News

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai Offers Tepid Response To Trump Media Attacks | Deadline

Remember that tweet, six long days ago, when President Trump called for a review of NBC’s broadcast license after it aired unflattering stories about …

Entertainment Industry

Planhacker: The Best Mobile Broadband Plans

Thanks to the dropping price of data, mobile broadband is becoming an increasingly affordable way to stay connected. Whether you want an alternative …

Phones

Comcast is ruining cheap cable bundles, because Comcast

You might want to sit down, because this could come as a surprise: Comcast is doing something bad. According to the American Cable Association, …

Internet

GAO Will Investigate The FCC's Dubious DDoS Attack Claims

You might recall that when HBO comedian John Oliver originally tackled net neutrality on his show in 2014, the FCC website crashed under the load of …

Internet

Cary Moon will pursue city-owned internet if elected Seattle mayor because ‘it is an equity issue’

Cary Moon, one of two finalists in Seattle’s tumultuous mayoral race, will push for city-owned internet if she is elected in November.<p>RELATED STORY: …

Science

FCC Chief Is ‘Complicit’ in Trump’s NBC Threat, Ex-Chairman Says

U.S. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai is “complicit” in Donald Trump’s threat to revoke broadcast licenses of news stations by not …

Internet

After Trump threatens the press, senator asks FCC to affirm free speech

Richard Blumenthal plans to ask each member of the Federal Communications Commission’s board to individually voice support for freedom of the press<p>Raising an alarm over Donald Trump’s repeated attacks last week on free speech protections, a Democratic senator is demanding that board members of the …

Politics

T-Mobile and Sprint plan to announce merger without asset divestitures

(<i>Reuters</i>) — T-Mobile and Sprint plan to announce a merger agreement without any immediate asset sales, as they seek to preserve as much of their spectrum holdings and cost synergies as they can before regulators ask for concessions, according to people familiar with the matter.<p>While it is common …

Business

FCC Chairman Pressed to Respond to Trump’s Threat to Revoke Licenses Over News Coverage

WASHINGTON — Days after President Donald Trump suggested that network outlets’ broadcast licenses should be revoked because of “partisan, distorted …

Internet

FCC Commissioner Slams Trump’s Tweet Threatening NBC: ‘We Have to Honor the First Amendment’

CNN’s <b>Brian Stelter</b> spoke this morning with <b>Jessica Rosenworcel</b>, one of the Democratic commissioners on the FCC, about <b>President Trump</b>‘s threat to …

Brian Stelter

Net Neutrality is Stupid Policy, Has Never Been Popular – and Needs to Finally Go Away

We have on numerous occasions detailed how titanically stupid Network Neutrality is.It in the early 2000s actually began as four innocuous items – to …

Conservative View

FCC’s DDoS claims will be investigated by government | Ars Technica

GAO will investigate after Democrats asked for evidence that attacks happened.<p>The US Government Accountability Office (GAO) will investigate DDoS …

Internet

Will Congress Kill Facebook and the Rest of the Internet?

Illustration by Tam Nguyen/Ad Age<p>Fake news, fake ads, fake accounts, bots, Russians interfering with our elections.... Suddenly, people are waking up …

Advertising Industry

FCC commissioner speaks out on Trump tweet

FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel reacts to President Donald Trump's suggestion that the FCC should challenge NBC's license due to their coverage.

Donald Trump

FCC Chairman Pai Should Condemn Trump's Attacks on Free Speech

Jessica J. GonzálezAjit Pai has a chance to be on the right side of history.

Liberal View

FCC Chair Ajit Pai's Silence on Trump Tweets Speaks Volumes

President Donald Trump's war of words with the press escalated again Wednesday when he suggested challenging, or revoking, the broadcasting licenses …

Internet

FCC Commissioner blasts new TV standard as a 'household tax'

Americans will not only foot bill for implementation but will also need to buy another tellyJessica Rosenworcel, a commissioner at America's …

Internet

Sponsor Content - Comcast - The Atlantic

When Delis Seranno-Estrada moved to Philadelphia from Puerto Rico almost a decade ago, she spent a lot of time in the local library – but not by choice. Without internet service at home, it was one of the few places where she could search for free for a better job online or look up information on …

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