FCC

Net Neutrality

John Oliver Once Again Hilariously Advocates for 'Net Neutrality'

'Last Week Tonight' even created a website so people can easily tell the FCC what they think of internet "fast lanes."
Net Neutrality

FCC Chairman Moves to Eliminate Net Neutrality Regulations

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai circulated a proposal to his fellow commissioners that would reverse a 2015 decision to reclassify broadband as a telecom service, or Title II.
Privacy Concerns

Senate Votes to Reverse FCC Consumer Internet Privacy Rules

The regulations were intended to require more transparency on the part of ISPs.
FCC

FCC Chairman Pledges to Undo Net Neutrality Rules

'The torch at the FCC has been passed to a new generation,' Ajit Pai said.
Politics

Trump Picks Net Neutrality Foe as New FCC Chairman

Not surprisingly, ISP trade groups cheered the announcement while consumer groups voiced concern.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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

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

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

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.
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.
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.