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U.S. Appeals Court to Hear Net Neutrality Lawsuits in December
Net Neutrality

U.S. Appeals Court to Hear Net Neutrality Lawsuits in December

Opponents of the net neutrality rules sued the FCC this year, saying the commission violated regulations when it passed the rules.
Hoverboards, Uber Protests and Taylor Swift: Your Weekly News Roundup
Weekly News Roundup

Hoverboards, Uber Protests and Taylor Swift: Your Weekly News Roundup

Taxi drivers reject an Uber service they say is unfair. Also this week, Taylor Swift takes on Apple.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
AT&T Braces for $100 Million Fine Over 'Unlimited' Data Plans
FCC

AT&T Braces for $100 Million Fine Over 'Unlimited' Data Plans

The FCC is charging AT&T with not properly informing customers that it would slow data speeds on unlimited plans if data caps were exceeded.
Laura Entis
FCC Chief Urges Mobile Industry to Install Anti-Theft Protections on Devices by Default
Mobile

FCC Chief Urges Mobile Industry to Install Anti-Theft Protections on Devices by Default

The current mandate over such features is defined by disparate state laws.
Geoff Weiss
FCC's Tom Wheeler on Open Internet Rules: 'We Shouldn't Be Going Backwards'
Net Neutrality

FCC's Tom Wheeler on Open Internet Rules: 'We Shouldn't Be Going Backwards'

FCC's Tom Wheeler on Open Internet Rules: 'We Shouldn't Be Going Backwards'
Nina Zipkin
Why Mark Cuban Thinks the Comcast-Time Warner Cable Deal Fell Apart
Mark Cuban

Why Mark Cuban Thinks the Comcast-Time Warner Cable Deal Fell Apart

The feisty billionaire investor and 'Shark Tank' star sounded off about the failed mega merger on Twitter and -- no surprise -- he's pointing the finger at the FCC.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Despite What Mark Cuban Says, Net Neutrality Will Not Create 'Uncertainty'
Net Neutrality

Despite What Mark Cuban Says, Net Neutrality Will Not Create 'Uncertainty'

The FCC now has oversight of the Internet. But there is one thing it can never change.
Net Neutrality a Big Step Nearer as Congress Republicans Concede Fight
Net Neutrality

Net Neutrality a Big Step Nearer as Congress Republicans Concede Fight

No chance of overturning FCC ruling likely through new legislation due to lack of bipartisan support.
Geoffrey Smith
On U.S. Net Neutrality Rules, 11th-Hour Push Against Vague Rule
Net Neutrality

On U.S. Net Neutrality Rules, 11th-Hour Push Against Vague Rule

One aspect of the rules is drawing criticism from both opponents and proponents of tighter regulation.
Uber's Unlikely Rival: Your Weekly News Roundup
Weekly News Roundup

Uber's Unlikely Rival: Your Weekly News Roundup

Learn about the encouraging news for Open Internet advocates and why Beyonce is launching a food delivery service.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
On Net Neutrality, FCC Chairman Pushes for the 'Strongest Open Internet Protections Ever Proposed'
Net Neutrality

On Net Neutrality, FCC Chairman Pushes for the 'Strongest Open Internet Protections Ever Proposed'

As expected, his proposed rules would ban ISPs from blocking and slowing down lawful Internet content and services.
Internet Fast-Lanes Would Be Banned Under Planned FCC Proposal
Net Neutrality

Internet Fast-Lanes Would Be Banned Under Planned FCC Proposal

FCC chair Tom Wheeler's expected proposal calls for regulating Internet service providers like utilities.
Tom Huddleston, Jr.
FCC Chairman Hints at Support of Broadband Reclassification
Net Neutrality

FCC Chairman Hints at Support of Broadband Reclassification

Tom Wheeler's latest comments are being viewed as the strongest sign yet that he plans to sign with President Obama on strict net neutrality rules.
U.S. Manufacturers Group Opposes Stricter Internet Regulations
Net Neutrality

U.S. Manufacturers Group Opposes Stricter Internet Regulations

'Current proposals to regulate the Internet with early 20th Century–era laws severely threaten continued growth.'