FCC

News and Articles About FCC

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

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
Presented by
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
U.S. Senator Asks Internet Providers to Commit to No 'Fast Lanes'
Net Neutrality

U.S. Senator Asks Internet Providers to Commit to No 'Fast Lanes'

As regulators work on new so-called 'net neutrality' rules, the Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman has written to chiefs of AT&T Inc, Verizon Communications Inc, Time Warner Cable Inc and Charter Communications Inc.
A Glimmer of Compromise on Net Neutrality as FCC Comment Period Ends
Net Neutrality

A Glimmer of Compromise on Net Neutrality as FCC Comment Period Ends

A major Internet service provider and a leading advocate of Internet freedom have outlined middle routes in the polarized and politicized debate.
Peter Page
Net Neutrality Debate Surpasses Janet Jackson's 'Nip Slip' in Number of Comments Sent to the FCC
Net Neutrality

Net Neutrality Debate Surpasses Janet Jackson's 'Nip Slip' in Number of Comments Sent to the FCC

I'm sorry Ms. Jackson, the net neutrality debate is for real.
Laura Entis
The 'Internet Slowdown' Is Coming: Tech Giants to Protest FCC's Net Neutrality Proposal
Net Neutrality

The 'Internet Slowdown' Is Coming: Tech Giants to Protest FCC's Net Neutrality Proposal

Etsy, Kickstarter are holding a day of action on September 10 as the deadline approaches for public comments on the proposed 'fast lane' rules.
Nina Zipkin
FCC Gives Public More Time to Speak Their Minds on Net Neutrality
Net Neutrality

FCC Gives Public More Time to Speak Their Minds on Net Neutrality

An avalanche of last-minute comments on a controversial proposal to allow Internet "fast lanes'' prompted the agency to extends its public comment period.
Peter Page
Etsy CEO: We Couldn't Have Succeeded Under Proposed FCC Net Neutrality Rule
Net Neutrality

Etsy CEO: We Couldn't Have Succeeded Under Proposed FCC Net Neutrality Rule

Chad Dickerson called on the FCC to regulate the Internet as a utility, saying startups will be roadkill if fast lanes are allowed
Peter Page
A Brief, Unfolding History of Net Neutrality (Infographic)
Net Neutrality

A Brief, Unfolding History of Net Neutrality (Infographic)

The Internet changes very fast technologically, socially and in creation of economic opportunity but the rules governing it change very slowly.
Peter Page
Loss of Net Neutrality Risks a Less Friendly Internet for Entrepreneurs
Net Neutrality

Loss of Net Neutrality Risks a Less Friendly Internet for Entrepreneurs

The Internet where spunky startups have a real chance of toppling lumbering giants will be no more if net neutrality is killed by regulatory edict.
Phil La Duke
Net Neutrality Wins Backing of Nation's Mayors
Net Neutrality

Net Neutrality Wins Backing of Nation's Mayors

The Internet is a powerful tool for economic development mayors fear will be dulled by loosely regulated ISPs.
Peter Page
FCC Chairman Derided as 'Dingo' Backs Idea That Bites Broadband Industry
Net Neutrality

FCC Chairman Derided as 'Dingo' Backs Idea That Bites Broadband Industry

Chairman Tom Wheeler endorsed using the commission's regulatory authority to override state laws hobbling communities that want to build public broadband networks.
Peter Page