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Is the Internet Bad for Society and Relationships? – NEWS.GNOM.ES

NEWS.GNOM.ESThe Internet becomes a bigger part of our lives everyday, making life more convenient but also taking away the human element of living in the moment and making relationships more superficial, survey respondents told the Pew Research Center. READ: FCC …Thirteen percent of US adults say they don’t use the InternetWashington PostAs Web’s 25th anniversary […]

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Boeing Black: A mobe that’s secure enough for government work? – Register

RegisterWho makes the most secure smartphones? Apple? Samsung? BlackBerry? Boeing is betting the US government’s answer is “none of the above.” A filing with the US Federal Communications Commission first spotted by storage community site MyCE sheds …Boeing’s Black: This Android phone will self-destructArs TechnicaBoeing Files Plans With FCC for Secure SmartphoneMarketWatchBoeing Is Developing A […]

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FCC Commissioners to Address 2014 NAB Show – TV Technology

FCC Commissioners to Address 2014 NAB ShowTV TechnologyWASHINGTON— Federal Communications Commissioners Mignon Clyburn, Michael O’Rielly and Ajit Pai will be featured in the NAB Show session “Inside the Beltway Style” April 8 at 2:30 p.m. in Las Vegas. During the session, NAB Chief Operating Officer …FCC Commissioners Clyburn, O’Rielly and Pai to Address 2014 NAB […]

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FCC Opens Docket, Accepting Court Invite to Preserve an Open Internet – eWeek

eWeekFollowing a net neutrality court defeat, the FCC took new steps Feb. 19 to “ensure the Internet remains a platform for innovation.” With net neutrality threatened by a January court ruling, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has said it plans to …FCC Chairman Proposes New Net Neutrality RulesPC MagazineOn net neutrality, the FCC says it […]

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White House defers to FCC on further action on net neutrality – PCWorld

PCWorldThe administration of U.S. President Barack Obama said in response to a petition that it continues to back an open Internet, but declined to direct the U.S. Federal Communications Commission on how to go about preserving Internet neutrality, as it is an …White House responds to net neutrality petitionSydney Morning HeraldNet Neutrality Petition Addressed by […]

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Net Neutrality Petition Addressed by White House – Guardian Liberty Voice

Guardian Liberty VoiceLast month, the United States Court of Appeals abolished “Net Neutrality,” a set of rules for Internet service providers to follow, principally that all data is equal, in order to keep the Internet as unrestricted as possible. This is largely because Internet Service …Rep. Eshoo Admits Her Net Neutrality Bill Nobody Thought Would […]

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House and Senate Dems introduce bill to temporarily fix Net neutrality – CNET

CNETDemocrats in the House and Senate have introduced legislation that will give the FCC authority to impose its Net neutrality rules until it can come up with a more permanent legal fix. Marguerite Reardon. by Marguerite Reardon. February 3, 2014 3:52 PM PST.New Legislation Could Save Net Neutrality — For NowMashableDemocrat lawmakers look to restore […]

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Analysis: FCC should undo ’02 error to ensure net neutrality – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco ChronicleThe Federal Communications Commission is sitting on a mess. Last week, the U.S. Court of Appeals for Washington, D.C., decided in Verizon Communications vs. the FCC that the commission didn’t have the authority to impose its open Internet order on …Net neutrality: five questions after court struck down the rulesChristian Science MonitorNet Neutrality: […]

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Solving the Net Neutrality Problem Is Actually Very, Very Simple – Businessweek

BusinessweekThe Federal Communications Commission is sitting on a mess. This week the U.S. Court of Appeals for D.C. decided in Verizon v. the FCC (PDF) that the commission didn’t have the authority to impose its open internet order on Verizon or anyone else.Net Neutrality: Regulation Makes Evil Empire GiggleInformationWeekMagid: Court ruling puts ‘net neutrality’ at […]

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Network Neutrality: 10 Reasons You Should Care About It – eWeek

eWeekMuch has been written, blogged and said about the federal appeals court’s Jan. 14 decision that struck down the Federal Communications Commission’s “network neutrality” policy, which was aimed at ensuring that Internet service providers (ISPs) don’t …FCC Chairman “Will Fight” to Restore Net NeutralityThe EscapistWhat Does Net Neutrality Ruling Mean for Netflix?Top Tech NewsNet Neutrality […]

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FCC On Net Neutrality: Chairman Wheeler’s Ambiguous Statement Shows Lack … – International Business Times

International Business TimesFCC Chairman Tom Wheeler released a statement on Tuesday regarding what many are referring to as the death of net neutrality. However, instead of clarifying the position and strengthening the conviction of the FCC towards maintaining a free and open …Netflix exposed as net neutrality rules guttedStatesman JournalNo, Netflix Is Not Doomed By […]

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Charging at issue in Internet case – The Lawton Constitution

The Lawton ConstitutionNEW YORK (AP) Will broadband providers start charging Internet services such as Netflix to deliver the massive amounts of data that streaming video and other content require? A court ruling this week gives providers such as Comcast, Time Warner Cable …Why FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler isn’t big on net neutrality rulesVentureBeat7 Net Neutrality […]

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Will end of net neutrality rules impact future innovation? – PBS

PBSThe FCC’s net neutrality rules were adopted to guarantee equal access to all sites on the Internet. But an appeals court ruling releases broadband providers from those guidelines, allowing them to prioritize certain traffic. Hari Sreenivasan talks to Craig Aaron …‘Net neutrality’ ruling will turn Internet into cable TV, critics sayChristian Science MonitorWhy FCC Chairman […]

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‘Net neutrality’ ruling will turn Internet into cable TV, critics say – Christian Science Monitor

Christian Science MonitorA federal court on Tuesday struck down “net neutrality” – a concept cherished by free-speech and consumer advocates – because of the way federal regulators redefined broadband Internet service more than a decade ago. Skip to next paragraph. Related …Why FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler isn’t big on net neutrality rulesVentureBeatNet neutrality ruling prompts […]

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Net neutrality is dead. Bow to Comcast and Verizon, your overlords – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesAdvocates of a free and open Internet could see this coming, but today’s ruling from a Washington appeals court striking down the FCC’s rules protecting the open net was worse than the most dire forecasts. It was “even more emphatic and disastrous than …‘Network Neutrality’ Ruling Gives FCC a Chance to Revise RegulationseWeekWill […]

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Appeals Court Sets Aside Internet Neutrality Rules – ABC News

ABC NewsIn a setback for the Obama administration’s goal of Internet openness, a federal appeals court Tuesday set aside Federal Communications Commission rules designed to ensure that transmission of all Internet content be treated equally.Appeals court rules against FCC on net neutralityUSA TODAYVerizon wins, Net neutrality loses, as court ruling opens door to a tiered […]

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Net neutrality gets a kick in the teeth – ZDNet

ZDNetSummary: A US court has ruled against the FCC’s Open Internet regulations, putting the future of net neutrality completely up in the air. Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols. By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols for Networking | January 14, 2014 — 17:53 GMT (09:53 PST).US appeals court strikes down FCC net neutrality rulesReutersNet Neutrality Ruling: What the Key Passages […]

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US appeals court strikes down FCC net neutrality rules – Reuters

ReutersWASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. appeals court has struck down the government’s latest effort to require internet providers to treat all web traffic equally, meaning mobile carriers and other broadband providers may reach agreements for faster access to …How a Court Just Changed the Way the Internet Will Be Paid ForWall Street JournalVerizon wins, net […]

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FCC Chairman Says AT&T Sponsored Data Plans Warrant Watching – CNBC.com

CNBC.comAT&T, which announced its plans on Monday, has tried to characterize the move as simply another billing option and argued it shouldn’t raise net neutrality concerns because sponsored data will be treated with the same speed and priority as traditionally …Will the FCC strike down AT&T’s Sponsored Data plan?Washington Post (blog)The lurking danger behind AT&T’s […]

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FCC Seeks to Do Away With Sports Blackout Rule – New York Times

New York TimesWASHINGTON — The Federal Communications Commission on Wednesday proposed repealing its blackout rule, which for decades has been the bane of sports fans whose ability to watch their favorite team’s home games on television has depended on …U.S. FCC Proposes Ending Sports Blackout Rule for Pay TVSan Francisco ChronicleFCC wants to eliminate sports […]

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Dish Network to Bid in Spectrum Auction Next Month – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalWASHINGTON—Dish Network Corp. will bid for spectrum in a federal auction scheduled for next month and won’t face competition from the nation’s top cellphone carriers, according to a list released Wednesday. The Federal Communications Commission …Dish, smaller carriers plan bids for H block spectrum auctionReutersVerizon gets FCC approval to buy Verizon WirelessMobile BurnDish […]

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PeopleBrowsr v. Twitter: Twitter Lost This Round, And Should Have

PeopleBrowsr, the company behind such products as Kred, is fighting for its life after Twitter, it’s main source of data that drives its business, suddenly (sighting the end of a one-year contract) elected to do an about face and try to turn off access to its “firehose” of tweet-based information that PeopleBrowsr spent $1 million […]