Baby’s Got Back, but Does America Got Net?
Broadband Updates, Broadband's Impact, Net Neutrality
July 15th, 2010
WASHINGTON, July 15, 2010 – The Open Internet Coalition is trying to bolster its cause with America’s Got Net, a user-generated video contest open to small businesses, non-profits and individuals to create short videos to tell policymakers in Washington what the future of the “open internet” means to them.
Open Internet Coalition Pushes FCC to Reclassify Internet Services
Broadband Updates, Broadband's Impact, FCC, National Broadband Plan, Net Neutrality
April 13th, 2010
WASHINGTON, April 13, 2010 – The Open Internet Coalition reiterated its wish on Tuesday that the Federal Communications Commission move quickly to classify high speed Internet access services as telecommunications services to give the agency firmer footing in implementing its National Broadband Plan.
Appeals Court Deals Network Neutrality Blow to FCC
FCC, National Broadband Plan, Net Neutrality
April 6th, 2010
WASHINGTON, April 6, 2010 – A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that the Federal Communications Commission does not have the power to mandate that broadband provider Comcast must give equal treatment to Internet traffic streaming through its networks. Interested parties in the broadband community rushed to express their opinions.
FCC Net Neutrality Efforts Spark Interest Group Mania
October 21st, 2009
WASHINGTON, October 21, 2009 – As the Federal Communications Commission nears the monthly meeting slated for Thursday to consider new regulations regarding Net neutrality, e-mail boxes across Washington are being flooded by all manner of interest groups staking their claim over neutrality and freedom on the Internet.
Net Neutrality Advocates Exult Over FCC's 'Arm-Twisting' of AT&T
Broadband Updates, Net Neutrality
October 7th, 2009
Net neutrality fans on Wednesay praised the decision by AT&T to reverse course and allow customers to use broadband voice services on the service plans they have that use the Apple iPhone. The decision followed a Federal Communications Commission investigation into the practices of wireless broadband industry.
'Open Access' in Broadband Stimulus Legislation Praised by Industry Groups, Internet Activists
February 12th, 2009
WASHINGTON, February 12, 2009 – The “open access” provisions of the broadband stimulus package currently before Congress was praised by technology industry officials and network neutrality activists during a conference call on Wednesday afternoon.
In the Coming Battle over Net Neutrality, Bell Companies Prefer the FCC to the FTC
August 11th, 2008
August 11 – Presumptive Republican presidential nominee John McCain is preparing to launch a new telecom and technology agency, in which he’s pushing for the Federal Trade Commission — and not the Federal Communications Commission — to be the key internet enforcement agency.