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FCC Gets Involved in Fight Between Netflix and ISPs

The FCC is continuing its aggressive course by wading into the fight between Netflix and internet service providers (ISPs) about what is causing slow internets. In recent weeks, Netflix has been (publicly) duking it out with Verizon through a campaign of direct shaming... Continue Reading →

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FCC Chairman says he has Revised his Approach to Net Neutrality Rules

After his proposal to allow Internet companies to charge Web companies for speedier delivery of their content was met with widespread criticism, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler is trying to make the case that it is possible to have Internet fast lanes without... Continue Reading →

Joshua DuBois on Killing Dreams by Killing Net Neutrality

The FCC’s proposal to end net neutrality could fatally erode the Obama administration’s efforts to help tech-savvy young minority students. Let's say a young, Black, male 6th grader made it all the way from his local elementary school on the... Continue Reading →

FCC to Propose Pay-for-Preferential Treatment Rules in Blow to Net Neutrality

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission will take public comments before moving forward with a new set of net neutrality rules that sparked controversy when they were leaked in a news report earlier Wednesday. The FCC will release a proposal soon... Continue Reading →

European Union Approves New Net Neutrality Rules to Guarantee Equal Access to the Internet

European lawmakers approved new rules on Thursday aimed at guaranteeing equal access to the Internet and cutting cellphone charges across the 28-member European Union. The proposals, which had been subject to intense lobbying by industry groups and consumer advocates, mirror similar efforts... Continue Reading →

Netflix CEO Slams ISPs for Extracting Fees to Maintain Streaming Video Quality “Because They Can”

The head of video-streaming service Netflix has hit out at internet service providers (ISPs) for demanding a fee to maintain video streaming quality. The company recently "reluctantly" made a deal with US ISP Comcast to make sure its videos were... Continue Reading →

On 25th Anniversary of World Wide Web, Inventor Tim Berners-Lee Calls for Internet Bill of Rights

The British inventor of the World Wide Web wants a digital bill of rights to protect Internet users from surveillance. Speaking on the 25th anniversary of his creation, Tim Berners-Lee says he hopes to spark a global conversation about the... Continue Reading →

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