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…

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…

FCC Commissioners On Board 2014 NAB Show – World Screen

FCC Commissioners On Board 2014 NAB ShowWorld ScreenWASHINGTON, D.C.: Mignon Clyburn, Michael O’Rielly and Ajit Pai, commissioners for the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), have been lined up to appear at…

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”…

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…

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…

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…

FCC Chairman to Address 2014 NAB Show – TV Technology

TV TechnologyWASHINGTON—Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler will provide the “FCC Keynote” at the 2014 NAB Show in Las Vegas. The address, which will be held April 8, 9-10 a.m.,…

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler To Speak At 2014 NAB Show – All Access Music Group

All Access Music GroupNAB Pres./CEO GORDON SMITH said, “Broadcasting has a lot at stake when it comes to actions taken by the FCC. We look forward to hearing from Chairman…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Netflix exposed as net neutrality rules gutted – USA TODAY

USA TODAYSAN FRANCISCO – Netflix may be exposed to higher costs in the wake of a major court decision that voided rules governing Internet access known as net neutrality. On…

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…

‘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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Samsung Launches Wireless Charging S-View Flip Cover For Galaxy Note 3 at … – Headlines & Global News

Headlines & Global NewsGet rid of all the wires and cables to charge Samsung Galaxy Note 3. The tech giant has launched the Wireless Charging S-View flip cover for $70.…

No Black-Owned TV Stations In America Anymore In 2013

“No Black-Owned TV Stations In America Anymore In 2013.” That title is true, and comes from the Freepress.org work called “A Sorry Moment in the History of American Media.” It…

FCC moves to end NFL TV blackouts – Washington Post

Washington PostThe Federal Communications Commission moved Wednesday to curb the sports blackouts on television that have frustrated fans over the years by preventing many of them from watching their local…

NFL blackout rule contested, but no light for fans yet – USA TODAY

USA TODAYOne of the NFL’s longest-standing rules may be hitting the bricks and that could be good news for some television viewers. For much of the past four decades, when…

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…

The Brouhaha Concerning the FCC’s In-Flight Cellphone Proposal Is Misplaced – Health Care News

Health Care NewsRandolph J. May is President of The Free State Foundation in Potomac, Md. (read full bio)

FCC could lift ban on in-flight calls this year – USA TODAY

USA TODAYWASHINGTON — The Federal Communications Committee will vote Thursday on whether to gather comment about lifting the ban against cellphone calls on planes, but the chairman said he hopes…

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…

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…

FCC Investigates BART Cell Phone Interruption Scandal, As Expected

Contrary to what some readers angrily claimed it would not do, the Federal Communications Commission has opened an investigation into the BART Cell Phone Service Interruption Scandal. The claim in…

BART Cell Phone Interruption: FCC Past Shows Act Was Not Legal

Yesterday’s action where the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Area Rapid System took the step of interrupting or blocking cell phone service has increased from the first blog post on this, the…

BART Cell Phone Block Action – Irate Reader Defends BART

A BART mole? Obviously there are some people who don’t like it when this blogger questions institutions like The Bay Area Rapid Transit System (BART). Take someone who goes by…