Posts Tagged ‘Open Internet Order’

D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals Strikes Down FCC’s Net Neutrality Rules

FCC, Net Neutrality January 14th, 2014

WASHINGTON, January 14, 2014 – The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals, in a setback for the Federal Communications Commission, on Tuesday stuck down the agency’s Open Internet Order, issued in 2010. The open internet rules built upon a prior policy statement issued by the FCC in 2005. In 2010, former agency chairman Julius Genachowski attempted […]

OECD Releases Open Internet Framework

Intellectual Property, International, Net Neutrality July 6th, 2011

WASHINGTON July 6, 2011- The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) released the Communiqué on Principles for Internet Policy Making last week, presenting a new framework of policies that will promote open internet regulations while still protecting the rights of content makers.

The OECD is an international organization composed of 34 governments with a goal of promoting democracy and expanding market economies.

Congressional Members Discuss Net Neutrality, Privacy and Spectrum at CCIA Meeting

Congress, FCC, Net Neutrality, Patents, Privacy, Spectrum, Wireless May 5th, 2011

WASHINGTON May 5, 2011- At the Washington Caucus meeting of the Computer and Communications Industry Association Wednesday, Congressional leaders presented their views on preserving the Open Internet, expanding patent reform, ensuring consumer privacy online and the need for spectrum reform.

Walden Speaks On Net Neutrality, Spectrum At Cable Summit

Congress, FCC, House of Representatives, Net Neutrality, Public Safety, Senate, Spectrum April 14th, 2011

WASHINGTON April 14, 2011 – Rep. Greg Walden (R-OR), Chairman of the Communications and Technology Subcommittee, voiced his opposition Wednesday to network neutrality, supported increased oversight of the Federal Communications Commission and addressed how spectrum issues need to be explored with great caution at the American Cable Association summit.

Copps, Clyburn Push Media Reform In Boston

Broadband's Impact, Congress, FCC, House of Representatives, Media ownership, Minority, Mobile Broadband, Net Neutrality, Spectrum, Wireless April 11th, 2011

BOSTON, April 11, 2011 – Speaking to a standing-room only crowd on Friday afternoon, Federal Communications Commissioners Michael Copps and Mignon Clyburn addressed media consolidation and broadband deployment before fielding questions at a town hall meeting during Free Press’s National Conference for Media Reform.

Media scholar, Robert McChesney, offered the introduction for the event, addressing both the packed auditorium, an overflow room and those watching live via the web. Both commissioners received standing ovations from the crowd as they took the stage.

5 Questions With: Ben Huh On Net Neutrality

5 Questions With:, FCC, Mobile Broadband, Net Neutrality, Wireless April 11th, 2011

BOSTON, April 11, 2011 – During the Free Press National Conference on Media Reform in Boston over the weekend, Managing Editor, Jonathan Charnitski sat down with Cheezburger Network owner and CEO, Ben Huh, to find out how the debate over net neutrality shapes one of the largest – and funniest – user-generated content networks on the Internet.

Measure To Block Open Internet Order Passes House

Congress, FCC, House of Representatives, Net Neutrality April 8th, 2011

WASHINGTON, April 8, 2011 – In a strongly party-line vote Friday afternoon, the House passed House Joint Resolution 37, an action that would undo the Federal Communications Commission’s net neutrality rules.

House To Vote On Anti-Net Neutrality Measure; Administration Threatens Veto

Congress, FCC, House of Representatives, Net Neutrality, Senate April 5th, 2011

WASHINGTON, April 5, 2011 – The House of Representatives is anticipated to hold a floor debate and vote this week on a measure that would put the kibosh on net neutrality rules passed by the Federal Communications Commission late last year, but the White House has said that it would likely veto such a measure should it come across the President’s desk.

Federal Court Dismisses Verizon, Metro PCS Net Neutrality Appeals

FCC, Net Neutrality, Wireless April 5th, 2011

WASHINGTON, April 5, 2011 – The United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit dismissed a suit Monday seeking to overturn the Federal Communications Commission’s recent net neutrality rules, finding that the appellants in the case filed their appeal prematurely.

House Committee Passes Resolution To Nullify Open Internet Rules

Congress, FCC, House of Representatives, Net Neutrality March 16th, 2011

WASHINGTON, March 16, 2011 – The House Energy and Commerce Committee voted in favor of a resolution Tuesday that would undo the Federal Communications Commission’s recent net neutrality rules; the measure will now go before the full House for a vote.

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