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December 13, 2017 10:53 PM Lawmakers Seek Checks on Phony Comments Before ‘Net Neutrality’ Vote

Legislators call on the FCC to add new safeguards and delay Thursday’s vote after a Wall Street Journal probe found thousands of fake comments Some lawmakers are calling on the Federal Communications Commission to add new safeguards against fraudulent public online comments amid an FCC vote Thursday to roll back rules that require internet-service providers 53

November 22, 2017 9:48 PM What happens once 'net neutrality' rules bite the dust?

The Federal Communications Commission formally released a draft of its plan to kill net-neutrality rules, which equalized access to the internet and prevented broadband providers from favoring their own apps and services. The FCC's move will allow companies like Comcast, AT&T and Verizon to charge internet companies for speedier access to consumers and to block 129

November 21, 2017 8:00 PM FCC Plan to Roll Back Net Neutrality Rules Sets Up Win for Cable, Wireless Firms

Chairman Ajit Pai outlines plan to dismantle rules on equal access, clearing way for media alliances, creative pricing WASHINGTON—Federal regulators Tuesday outlined their plans for dismantling Obama-era open-internet rules, setting up a clear victory for cable and wireless firms that provide most internet service. They would create a range of new opportunities 60

October 25, 2017 7:27 PM FCC to Ease Limits on Local Media Ownership

Agency to vote to lower barriers to owning multiple TV and newspaper outlets in same market WASHINGTON–The Federal Communications Commission is planning to make sweeping changes to media-ownership rules next month, eliminating or scaling back longstanding limits on local ownership of TV stations and newspapers, its chairman said Wednesday. The plan by FCC Chairman 45

October 18, 2017 12:24 AM FCC Chief Says Regulator Sides With Free Speech in Wake of Trump Complaints

President had floated idea of revoking licenses of television networks The nation’s top telecommunications regulator on Tuesday brushed aside President Donald Trump’s suggestion that the government revoke licenses of network television outlets over their news coverage. “I believe in the First Amendment,” said Ajit Pai, the chairman of the Federal Communications 49

September 28, 2017 8:17 PM Senate Advances FCC Chairman’s Nomination for Another Term

Endorsement of Ajit Pai increases chances of a rollback of Obama-era net-neutrality rules WASHINGTON—The Senate on Thursday advanced the nomination of Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai for another term, making it more likely that the FCC will move forward with a number of regulatory moves, including a rollback of Obama-era net-neutrality 44

July 17, 2017 7:50 AM Abby Lee Miller's Snacking on $0.25 Ramen In Prison

Abby Lee Miller went from dining at one of L.A.'s finest restaurants to $0.25 cent Ramen noodle packages overnight, but the good news ... she won't go without SPAM or du rags. We got a copy of the commissary stocklist at FCC Victorville, where Abby just started her 366-day sentence for fraud. As you might guess ... there aren't a whole lotta healthy 72

July 13, 2017 6:14 PM FCC approves new spectrum for vehicle radar systems

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Thursday approved allocating a larger consolidated block of spectrum for use by motor vehicle and aircraft radar systems to help avoid crashes. The FCC first approved 1 GHz of spectrum in 1995 for motor vehicles to use radar that allowed for the introduction of collision avoidance and adaptive 56

July 12, 2017 9:30 PM Net neutrality supporters say online rally is just the start of the fight to keep tough FCC rules

Some of the Web’s biggest names — Amazon, Google, Netflix and Twitter — joined thousands of smaller websites Wednesday in urging users to tell Washington to leave the Internet the way it is. On website banners, pop-up widgets, blog posts and videos, Web companies said that could only be accomplished by keeping tough net neutrality rules for online traffic 62

July 12, 2017 3:40 PM Net neutrality’s Day of Action: Everything you need to know

Net neutrality refers to the idea that internet service providers (ISPs) and governments should treat all data the same. They should not be allowed to block, throttle, or charge based on user, content, website, platform, application, equipment type, or communication mode. Net neutrality is currently provided in the U.S. under the Title II provision of the Telecommunications 128