Net Neutrality

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Campout at the FCC

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How Trump will attack the FCC's net neutrality rules

Repealing the U.S. Federal Communications Commission's less than 2-year-old net neutrality rules appears to be a top tech priority for President-elect Donald Trump, but it may not be an easy road.

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Say good-bye to net neutrality

The Open Internet now rests in the hands of a GOP that has been openly hostile to net neutrality rules

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President Trump: An uncertain future for tech industry, digital rights

The new president's tech policy agenda is thin, and what little there is makes IT nervous

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EU outlines stiff new net neutrality rules

Meanwhile, a court battle over net neutrality is ongoing in the United States

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Pay more, get less: T-Mobile, Sprint undercut net neutrality

Customers are up in arms, and the FCC must finally draw the lines with open internet regulations

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FCC won't back down on broadband users' privacy

Broadband providers argue they have consumers' interests at heart as they continue their fight against regulation as common carriers

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ISP groups appeal net neutrality court defeat

Broadband providers want a court of appeals to rehear their challenge to net neutrality after a three-judge panel upheld the rules in June

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Trump: At odds with both tech industry and GOP platform

Technology provisions in the GOP platform extend an olive branch to an industry stung by Trump's antagonism

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Sorry, ISPs: The FCC finally has the dopes on the ropes

Despite this week's appeals court ruling, the cable industry fights on against an open internet, proposals to regulate set-top boxes, and privacy protections

Stephen Colbert takes net neutrality for a whirl

If you're going to learn about net neutrality, you may as well do so on a roller coaster

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They're at it again: Senate panel votes to weaken net neutrality rules

It's the issue that won't die: A Senate committee has voted to weaken the Federal Communications Commission's net neutrality rules

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Beware zero ratings, the new threat to Net neutrality

'Zero ratings' let users stream some sites without incurring bandwidth charges, but not others. So what happened to Net neutrality?

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ISPs are breaking Net neutrality rules, advocacy groups say

So-called zero-rating plans allow ISPs to pick 'winners and losers' in violation of rules, and 'present a serious threat' to the open Internet

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On-demand streaming is up, so ISPs must drag it down

The future of television is streamed content, but we must overcome massive industry inertia first

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Congress to cable customers: Stop your whining

A new bill would strip the FCC of authority to investigate complaints about broadband providers and effectively gut Net neutrality


The truth about T-Mobile, Net neutrality, and video throttling

T-Mobile's Binge On program promises exclusions from data caps for select video streaming, but at what cost to the open Internet?

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2015: The year tech found its groove and its soul

Better tech pay, more philanthropy, a big win for Net neutrality -- here's a taste of what was worth toasting this past year in tech

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Triumphs and tumbles: The Internet in 2015

The Internet survived cable monopolies, massive data breaches, and crypto dunderheads in 2015, but the battle is far from over

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