Net Neutrality

FCC

The FCC is Again Trying to Save Net Neutrality

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The FCC has announced its intention to pursue a new version of the Open Internet order that was struck down by a judge last month. In a statement, agency chair Tom Wheeler says that he will begin taking public input on an updated set of net neutrality rules. The FCC will not pursue an appeal […]

Verizon and Netflix

Netflix: Verizon Isn’t Slowing Down Our Streams

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A federal court may have given the pipe guys clearance to start slowing down Web services like Netflix. But so far, that’s not happening, Netflix says. That update comes to us via a note from J.P. Morgan analyst Doug Anmuth, who says he’s been talking to Netflix CEO Reed Hastings and CFO David Wells, and […]

Verizon and Netflix

Verizon Denies Report of Netflix Throttling

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Have U.S. Internet users’ worst fears just been realized? A new report from iScan Online programmer David Raphael claims to confirm that Verizon, which you might recall helped lead the charge against net neutrality regulations, has begun limiting the bandwidth utilized by certain websites for its FiOS Internet subscribers. In a blog post on Wednesday, […]

Net Neutrality

Net Neutrality is Coming to Europe: Is America Next?

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Net neutrality is the concept that all Internet traffic should be treated the same by Internet service providers, governments and anyone else who is in charge of providing Internet service. This topic has seen a lot of debate in the United States, especially with the introduction of bills such as SOPA and CISPA, and it’s […]

President Obama on Reddit

What Obama’s Victory Means for Tech

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Barack Obama’s victory on Tuesday night has far-reaching fiscal, social, and military implications, all of which are familiar to anyone who kept at least one eye open during any of this year’s debates. But what do four more years mean for tech? Turns out, a lot. While Obama hasn’t indicated that he’ll dramatically change course on […]