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FCC Chairman Pledges to Undo Net Neutrality Rules
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FCC Chairman Pledges to Undo Net Neutrality Rules

'The torch at the FCC has been passed to a new generation,' Ajit Pai said.
Trump Picks Net Neutrality Foe as New FCC Chairman
Politics

Trump Picks Net Neutrality Foe as New FCC Chairman

Not surprisingly, ISP trade groups cheered the announcement while consumer groups voiced concern.
Think 5G Would Only Make Streaming Faster? It'd Also Be Great for Business.
Innovation

Think 5G Would Only Make Streaming Faster? It'd Also Be Great for Business.

Don't glaze over when you hear about 'high-speed wireless networks.' 5G will present unfathomable opportunities for entrepreneurs.
Lydia Belanger
Appeals Court Backs Landmark Net Neutrality Rules
Net Neutrality

Appeals Court Backs Landmark Net Neutrality Rules

The rules prohibited broadband providers from giving or selling access to speedy internet, essentially a 'fast lane' on the web's information superhighway.
U.S. Investigates Security of Mobile Devices
Security

U.S. Investigates Security of Mobile Devices

The Federal Communications Commission and Federal Trade Commission have asked mobile phone carriers and manufacturers to explain how they release security updates amid mounting concerns over security vulnerabilities.
Obama Urges FCC to Open Cable Box Competition
Cable

Obama Urges FCC to Open Cable Box Competition

The rule would allow consumers to obtain video services from providers such as Alphabet, Apple and Tivo.
FCC's Broadband 'Nutrition' Labels Aim to Clarify Speed, Price
Labels

FCC's Broadband 'Nutrition' Labels Aim to Clarify Speed, Price

Internet services will soon have a label with a breakdown similar to the nutrition facts on groceries.
FCC Advances Proposal Forbidding Internet Providers From Collecting User Data Without Permission
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FCC Advances Proposal Forbidding Internet Providers From Collecting User Data Without Permission

Under the rules providers would need to tell consumers what information is being collected, how it is being used and when it will be shared.
FCC Unveils Internet Privacy Proposal
FCC

FCC Unveils Internet Privacy Proposal

The plan would require broadband providers to obtain consumer consent, disclose data collection, protect personal information and report breaches.
Verizon Wireless to Cough Up $1.35 Million Over 'Supercookies'
Verizon

Verizon Wireless to Cough Up $1.35 Million Over 'Supercookies'

The largest U.S. mobile firm inserted unique tracking codes in its users traffic for advertising purposes.
FCC Approves Proposal to Boost TV Set-Top Box Competition
Television

FCC Approves Proposal to Boost TV Set-Top Box Competition

The new rule would allow customers to obtain video services from providers such as Alphabet, Apple and Tivo.
The FCC Is Going to War Over Set-Top Boxes
Television

The FCC Is Going to War Over Set-Top Boxes

As well as opening up the set-top box market up to third parties, the proposals are expected to make the cost of renting a box a whole lot cheaper.
FCC Summons AT&T, Comcast and T-Mobile to Explain Data Cap Exemptions
Net Neutrality

FCC Summons AT&T, Comcast and T-Mobile to Explain Data Cap Exemptions

Some net neutrality advocates have expressed concerns over the potential of companies' programs to harm innovation.
Everything You Need to Know About Today's Net Neutrality Trial
Net Neutrality

Everything You Need to Know About Today's Net Neutrality Trial

The hot-button issue will be argued in the DC Circuit Court of Appeals today.