Published on Thursday, February 26, 2015 by Common Dreams by Jon Queally, staff writer Updated (11:55 AM EST): The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday, in a 3-2 vote, approved the reclassification of the Internet under Title II of the Communications Act. “Fast lanes will not divide the internet into haves and have-nots,” announced FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler during remarks […]
Published on Wednesday, November 12, 2014 by Common Dreams by Lauren McCauley, staff writer The Obama-appointed chief of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has signaled that he will not likely back the president’s recent stand on the issue of net neutrality, telling a group of Internet executives that, despite Obama’s call to reclassify the Internet as a […]
Published on Monday, July 14, 2014 by Common Dreams – Jon Queally, staff writer With the FCC's window for public comment on its proposed 'net neutrality' rules closing this week, dozens of the Internet's most powerful corporate players—including Google, Amazon, Facebook, and Netflix—on Monday reasserted their opposition to creating 'digital fast lanes' that would give […]
Following much-criticized FCC proposal advanced Thursday, president who said “he would take back seat to no one’ on net neutrality is nowhere to be found.
Democratic commissioners betray net neutrality rhetoric by approving consideration of rules that would create ‘two-tiered internet’
Advocates say new draft does not go far enough, call for Internet to be reclassified as public utility
Popular streaming video service threatens to mobilize its customers against telecom assault on open
Verizon has a big plan for the Internet. And if that doesn’t worry you, it should.
The subpoena was unsealed January 5, presumably at the request of Twitter, enabling them to inform their users they have ten days to file a motion to quash. Both Wikileaks and Gonggrijp suspect other providers, Google, Facebook, etc…