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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.'
U.S. House Subcommittee Postpones Hearing on Net Neutrality
Net Neutrality

U.S. House Subcommittee Postpones Hearing on Net Neutrality

The matter 'will be top priority in the new Congress.'
FCC Chief Says Any New Internet Rules Must Withstand Lawsuits
Net Neutrality

FCC Chief Says Any New Internet Rules Must Withstand Lawsuits

U.S. regulators expect Internet service providers to sue the government over any changes in the way they are regulated and must reevaluate any proposals to make sure they stand up in court.
FCC Chief in Tough Spot After Obama Takes Firm Stance on Net Neutrality
Net Neutrality

FCC Chief in Tough Spot After Obama Takes Firm Stance on Net Neutrality

The president's public stance on net neutrality seems to create more questions than answers.
Nina Zipkin
Obama Throws Support Behind Net Neutrality
Net Neutrality

Obama Throws Support Behind Net Neutrality

The president came out in favor of the protection of net neutrality with a statement laying out a proposal for the FCC.
Nina Zipkin
Net Neutrality Is Essential to Growing Your Business and Brand
Net Neutrality

Net Neutrality Is Essential to Growing Your Business and Brand

Video has emerged as a marketing mainstay of Internet business but unaffordable "fast lanes'' would tilt the playing field against emerging companies.
Eric Hoffert
With the FCC Considering a Hybrid Approach to Net Neutrality, Will Anyone Be Satisfied?
Net Neutrality

With the FCC Considering a Hybrid Approach to Net Neutrality, Will Anyone Be Satisfied?

Under the framework, Internet service providers would be classified as an information service for consumers but a common carrier service for websites and content sites.
Laura Entis