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FCC Votes to Rescind Net Neutrality Rules

The Federal Communications Commission voted 3-2 Thursday to overturn net neutrality rules established in 2015, The Washington Post reported Thursday. Net neutrality rules required internet service providers to guarantee clients equal access to all online content. The repeal of such rules would allow internet companies to accelerate service for some applications …

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Senate Narrowly Votes to Keep Net Neutrality in Place

Net neutrality regulations, designed to prevent Internet service providers from prioritizing traffic, will remain on the books for the time being. By a narrow 52-46 vote, the Senate overturned a largely-Republican sponsored “resolution of disapproval” of the Federal Communications Commission’s net neutrality rules. The vote was symbolic, according to a …

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Obama to Veto Anti-Net Neutrality Bill

The White House is saying President Obama plans to veto anti-net neutrality legislation, according to a report from Wired. Net neutrality rules will not permit broadband providers including Time Warner and Comcast to, as Wired puts it, “playing favorites with internet traffic, while a lighter set of rules applies to …

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Verizon Sues FCC Again Over Net Neutrality Rules

Verizon Communications today filed a lawsuit against the Federal Communications Commission’s recently implemented Net neutrality regulations for broadband providers. The Net neutrality rules are designed to prevent discrimination or favoritism towards web traffic flowing through networks operated by broadband providers. The FCC will be allowed to punish the providers for …

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FCC Facing Court Challenges on Net Neutrality Laws

The Federal Communications Commission has come under fire of late for its new so-called net neutrality regulations, published last week in the Federal Register. This time, rather than criticism of being heavy-handed, the FCC is taking heat for not going far enough. Media reform group Free Press filed a lawsuit …

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FCC Issues Net Neutrality Rules

The Federal Communications Commission has installed rules for its Net Neutrality policy, which will go into effect Nov. 20 for broadband access providers. The rules are to ensure certainty and predictability to all Internet stakeholders in terms of content, service providers and consumers. Rules include: Transparency requiring disclosure of the network management …

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FCC Moving Forward w/ Net Neutrality Rules

Regulations adopted last year by the Federal Communications Commission on open internet, or net neutrality, will be officially published soon. The White House’s Office of Management and Budget signed off on the regulations Friday. They will be published in the Federal Register within one to three weeks and take effect …

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