Net Neutrality

Google Fiber

Google Fiber Teams Up With Netflix Against Comcast and FCC

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Google fired a shot across the bow of big ISPs like Comcast and Verizon on Wednesday, stating in a blog post from its Fiber division that it would never charge a content company like Netflix fees for a direct interconnection with its network. This positions Google squarely behind Reed Hastings, who has argued that such […]

Toll Plaza

It’s Still The Information Super Toll Road: An Intended Consequence of Net Neutrality

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On May 15, 2014, the FCC voted to move forward with considerations on a proposal for new rules known as "Open Internet" rules -- the new name for Net Neutrality. If you are a provider of Internet services, nothing has changed. You still get to do business exactly the way you have been. If you are a concerned citizen wondering how you can compete and prosper in a world where ISPs charge for the "fast lane," you still have time to make your case.

Net Neutrality

FCC Votes in Favor of Net Neutrality, Wants to Know What You Think

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The Federal Communications Commission approved a proposal for a controversial set of new net neutrality rules on Thursday morning that advocates say could undermine the very principals that they set out to support by introducing so-called “fast lanes” to the internet. The rules aren’t set in stone just yet, however: as the FCC has been […]

FCC

Tech Giants Take a Stand Against the FCC Over Net Neutrality

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A sizable coalition of technology companies has taken a stand in favor of net neutrality in the form of a letter to the Federal Communications Commission. The group, led by giants including Amazon, eBay, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Netflix, Twitter, and Yahoo, challenges a proposal the FCC is considering that threatens net neutrality. While the letter […]

Mozilla

Mozilla Offers Up a Fix for Net Neutrality

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Mozilla has drafted an alternative to the FCC’s proposal to restore Net neutrality, which would require the commission to take a new approach to defining broadband services. In a filing Monday to the Federal Communications Commission, the developer of the Firefox browser and operating system suggested the FCC start from scratch in terms of defining […]