Tag: FCC

Netflix Tweet Hints at FCC Lawsuit

Late last year, the United States Federal Communications Commission voted 3-2 in favor of dismantling Obama-era regulations that prohibited ISPs from privileging content. This was a huge defeat for internet rights activists and consumers everywhere. However, while the case seems shut to many, there is still a resistance ongoing – with some rather large companies in its ranks. Netflix tweets litigative threats at the FCC While I find it truly amazing …
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Will the FCC Investigate the Net Neutrality Commenting Oddities?

The topic of net neutrality has been kicked around quite a bit over the past few weeks. It is obvious opinions are very divided on this front. The recent vote to repeal net neutrality has not been well-received by the general population, mainly because it will change everything we know about the internet. It is due time we had a thorough investigation of this matter, especially given the fraudulent comments filed regarding this …
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The FCC Killed Net Neutrality, and No, It Won’t Be All Right

Yesterday, the FCC voted 3-2 to strike down Obama-era regulations which classified ISPs as public utilities. By doing so, companies will have the opportunity to privilege certain information over others. Readers will know I’ve been vocal and passionate about this issue in the past. I’ll try to keep my cool. This is Dumb as Hell Skirting past my promise to keep my cool, I’ll admit, I’m livid right now. Not only …
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Net Neutrality Repealed, Substratum Price Sees New All Time High

The United States has decided to do away with legislation that regulates internet service providers. Known as net neutrality, the regulations ensure that ISPs cannot dictate or block customer access to data and other services. Lead by President Trump, Republicans have criticized the regulations as overreaching, while Democrats believe them necessary to ensure fair and equal access to web content. The End of an Era On December 14th, the United …
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