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January 30, 2018 8:07 PM FCC Cites Multiple Mistakes in Hawaii False Missile Alert

State worker heard recording that kicked off a planned exercise, which said ‘this is not a drill,’ and purposefully triggered notice to the public WASHINGTON—Federal regulators found multiple mistakes contributed to Hawaii’s recent false-alarm missile alert, including use of a recording to kick off the planned drill that contained the words “This is not a drill 47

January 17, 2018 5:37 PM Maine AG joins group trying to block net-neutrality repeal

Maine AG joins group trying to block net-neutrality repeal Maine Attorney General Janet Mills has joined a group of attorneys general who are suing to block the Federal Communications Commission's repeal of net-neutrality rules. Attorney General Mills joins attorneys general for 20 states and the District of Columbia in the lawsuit led by New York Attorney 68

January 16, 2018 10:35 PM Connecticut joins multi-state net-neutrality lawsuit

Connecticut joins multi-state net-neutrality lawsuit Connecticut is joining a coalition of 21 states and the District of Columbia in suing to block the Federal Communications Commission's repeal of net-neutrality rules. Democratic Attorney General George Jepsen said Tuesday "the internet should always remain open and free." He says he's proud to stand 71

January 12, 2018 8:07 PM FCC receives complaints over uncensored broadcasts about President Trump’s ‘s--thole’ remark

President Trump drew outrage for his "s--thole" comments. Some people weren't too happy about flipping on their TVs Thursday night to see and hear a vulgar word the President used in a White House meeting. The Federal Communications Commission received several complaints from viewers offended by the decision made by some broadcasters to use the expletive 60

January 12, 2018 12:05 AM FCC pauses review of Sinclair's plan to buy Tribune Media Co

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Communications Commission said on Thursday that it was pausing its review of Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc’s (SBGI.O) plan to buy Tribune Media Company (TRCO.N). The agency said that its review would entail evaluating Sinclair’s offer of divestitures, and that because the agency would need an opportunity “to fully review 53

December 20, 2017 8:30 AM Sen. Ted Cruz Cites Yoda to Jab Mark Hamill Over Net Neutrality

Sen. Ted Cruz is channeling his inner Yoda to force Luke Skywalker to hear him out in one of the most awesome celeb beefs in the galaxy. Cruz was on Capitol Hill Tuesday when he went off on Mark Hamill. The Jedi and the Texas guy have been feuding on Twitter about net neutrality. If ya missed the fireworks, Hamill slammed the FCC Chairman last week after 57

December 14, 2017 10:08 PM Internet fumes at FCC Chairman's cartoonishly large coffee mug during Net Neutrality repeal

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai listens during a hearing at the Federal Communications Commission on December 14, 2017 in Washington, DC. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai arrives for a hearing at the Federal Communications Commission on December 14, 2017 in Washington, DC. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai listens during a hearing at the Federal Communications Commission on December 64

December 14, 2017 7:46 PM Bob Ferguson says he'll sue over FCC's net neutrality repeal

Bob Ferguson says he'll sue over FCC's net neutrality repeal Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson says he plans to file yet another lawsuit against the federal government: this one over net neutrality. In a news release, Ferguson said that within days he will challenge the Federal Communications Commission's vote Thursday to repeal Obama-era 47

December 14, 2017 7:01 PM FCC Votes to Dismantle Net-Neutrality Rules

Agency approved new policy that would unwind Obama-era regulations on internet traffic as part of regulatory rollback WASHINGTON—The Federal Communications Commission Thursday voted to roll back far-reaching rules governing how internet-service providers treat traffic on their networks, a move expected to empower cable and wireless providers and transform 53

December 14, 2017 12:00 PM Sinclair’s Purchase of Tribune Likely to Win Approval of Justice Department

Companies would have to sell some TV stations; FCC must also give its blessing WASHINGTON—The Justice Department has signaled it is willing to grant approval to Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc.’s planned takeover of Tribune Media Co. but it wants the companies to sell off roughly a dozen television stations. The department told the companies the deal as currently 48