Net Neutrality

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Netherlands Passes Net Neutrality Laws


The Netherlands became the second country in the world to write network neutrality laws for telecom providers. The law bans carriers from blocking services or charging fees for using programs like Skype. The United States is trying to draft similar laws, but is running into legal battles with the telecom industry. Read the full article […]

European Commission

European Commission Investigating Net Neutrality


The European Commission is investigating wireless carriers to make sure they aren’t blocking selective Internet traffic. Network neutrality has become a contentious issue, with sides arguing consumer protection versus overreaching government control. The outcome of European investigations could impact worldwide consensus. Read the full article at


Verizon Challenges Internet Regulations


Verizon Communications filed an appeal of the FCC’s latest net neutrality regulations that let internet providers ration their connection. The appeal argues that the new rules grant the FCC power that is beyond even the authority of the U.S. Congress. The controversial rules were passed by a 3-2 vote and this appeal will be the […]

International CES 2011: What We Didn’t See


International CES 2011 is in the history books and it was a wonderful show. Over 135,000 attendees, over 20,000 new product announcements, over 1.6 million square feet of exhibit space — it was a non-stop tech festival that truly has no equal anywhere on Earth. Samsung, Sony, Sharp, Toshiba, Mitsubishi, Panasonic, Vizio, Joe, Sally, Tom, […]


FCC Chastises Paid Prioritization


After passing new net neutrality rules last week, the FCC said that providers offering deals for bandwidth priority would “raise significant cause for concern.” While the new rules have come under scrutiny from net neutrality advocates, the FCC admitted that changing from longstanding norms of an open Internet would harm its very essence. Regardless of […]