Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai is going to have some explaining to do when he appears before the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation on Thursday morning at a hearing titled “Oversight of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).”
The Federal Communications Commission is moving forward with its plan to repeal the net neutrality protections put in place by the Obama administration in 2015. That has not stopped lawmakers in California from taking action to protect the open internet in their state.
On May 10, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai announced that the agency’s new rules repealing net neutrality would go into effect June 11. On Wednesday the U.S. Senate voted to approve a resolution that would stop that from happening.
Although you may have seen news reports to the contrary, the rules of open internet are still in place as of Monday, April 23. Yes, the Federal Communications Commission published its “Restoring Internet Freedom Order” in the Federal Register 60 days ago, signifying its intent to repeal the Obama-era protections that…
We knew it was coming, and the day is finally here. The Federal Communications Commission published its ironically named new rules, the Restoring Internet Freedom Order, in the Federal Register on Thursday. It’s the end of the Internet as we know it.
Another move in a long line of maneuvers to protect net neutrality at the state level was smashed down when a Virginia bill that would have prevented internet service providers from prioritizing or blocking web content was killed by a state House subcommittee Tuesday.
The Federal Communications Commission has reportedly officially notified the U.S. Senate of its plans for repealing the net neutrality rules put in place by the Obama administration in 2015.
On Monday, the California State Senate approved a bill that would impose net neutrality restrictions on internet service providers doing business in the state.
As Democrats in the Senate work to push forward a resolution that would stop the Federal Communications Commission from killing net neutrality and ending the open and free internet for everyone, multiple lawsuits were filed Tuesday by different groups with that same goal in mind.
Senate Democrats announced Tuesday that they have 50 of the 100 members of the Senate prepared to vote in favor of their Congressional Review Act resolution to overturn the Federal Communications Commission’s decision to repeal net neutrality.
Just three weeks after it voted to repeal the rules of net neutrality, the Federal Communications Commission finally released the details of its “Restoring Internet Freedom” order Thursday.
Now that the Federal Communications Commission has voted to overturn net neutrality rules, California lawmakers introduced a bill Wednesday that seeks to make sure the internet remains open and free for users in their state.
On the heels of the Federal Communications Commission voting to repeal the net neutrality rules that keep the internet free and open for everyone, the United Nations’ expert on freedom of speech expressed concern Wednesday that the ramifications of that decision could lead to small and independent voices being…