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4 hrs ago | Washington Times

GATTUSO: Will net neutrality rules crash the Internet?

The comment period on the FCC 's latest plan to regulate Internet traffic through so-called "net neutrality" rules was slated to end last Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Business News, Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Internet Service Providers

Mon Jul 21, 2014

EContent Magazine

Are the Courts Messing Up the Internet?

According to the "Online Personal Experience" study by Janrain, more than half of people are just fine with providing personal information to a website and as long as they benefit and the information is used responsibly.

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Related Topix: Business News, US News

GPB.org

Net Neutrality, Shall I Compare Thee To A Highway? A Showerhead?

Members of global advocacy group Avaaz stand next to a digital counter showing the number of petition signatures calling for net neutrality outside the Federal Communication Commission in Washington in January.

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WIS-TV Columbia

Consumers, businesses could be taxed for internet usage

Being taxed to use the internet is something that could be hard to see happening, but it was an idea lawmakers played with back in the 90s.

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Related Topix: Business News, US Politics, Joe Wilson, US News, Representative Tom Rice, Republican, US House of Representatives

ZDNet

Netflix lists net neutrality demands to FCC amid mixed Q2 earnings

Netflix also has some ambitious goals for the third quarter, propelled by recent international launches in Europe and South America.

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Business Journal

Blackburn's top donors include private telecoms

Last week, U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn introduced legislation that would bar the Federal Communications Commission from using its powers to help community-owned Internet service providers compete against private companies.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Marsha Blackburn, Business News, Internet Service Providers

The Washington Post

Net neutrality defenders actually fine if Internet users decide what goes fast

As the Federal Communications Commission wraps up its open comment period for its net neutrality proceedings, AT&T is in with its 99-page contribution .

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Related Topix: Business News, Telecom, Federal Communications Commission, Internet Service Providers, World News

The Daily Caller

Government Agency That Wants To Commandeer The Internet Just Had Their Website Crash - Twice

The Federal Communications Commission has already been twice unanimously rebuked by the D.C. Circuit Court in previous attempts to impose network neutrality.

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Related Topix: Business News, uber, US News, Conservative Political News

The Hill

This Week in Tech: Electronic labels, 'spoofing' and spectrum

A House subcommittee will tackle a trio of bills this week aimed at protecting consumers and helping out electronics companies.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Joe Barton, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Leonard Lance, Texas, VoIP, Science / Technology, Business News, Bob Goodlatte

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Hill

Internet rules stir passionate debate

The Federal Communications Commission is being bombarded with passionate calls for a wholesale change to the way the Internet is regulated.

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Related Topix: Business News, US News, US Politics, Senator Al Franken, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Gene Green

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Public Power

July 21, 2014 - House bill would bar FCC pre-emption of state laws...

The House passed a fiscal year 2015 Financial Services Appropriations bill with an amendment that is intended to bar the Federal Communications Commission from pre-empting state laws that block state and local governments from providing broadband service.

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Related Topix: Business News, Telecom, Federal Communications Commission, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Marsha Blackburn, Missouri

Daily Kos

MI-Sen: Gary Peters (D) Keeps Up The Fight To Preserve Net Neutrality

When some people hear the term "net neutrality," they zone out. It sounds very technical.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Gary Peters, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Debbie Stabenow, Carl Levin, Blog News, Business News, Michigan

jdsupra.com

FCC Initiates Rural Broadband Experiments Program: $100 Million to be Disbursed to Winning Bidders

On July 14, 2014, the Federal Communications Commission released its latest Connect America Fund Order , which sets forth the parameters of its planned "rural broadband experiments" program.

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Related Topix: Business News, Internet Service Providers

Noozhawk

Andrew Seybold: Bill Would Allow Consumers to Unlock Cell Phones, But What's the Point?

On Tuesday, the U.S. Senate finally passed a bill that if signed into law would allow all of us to legally have our wireless devices unlocked so we can move them from one network to another without breaking the law.

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Related Topix: Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics, Business News, T-Mobile, Wireless, Emerging Technology, AT&T

Fri Jul 18, 2014

American Library Association

ALA, ACRL file network neutrality comments with FCC

Today the American Library Association and the Association of College and Research Libraries urged the Federal Communications Commission to adopt the legally enforceable network neutrality rules necessary to fulfill library missions and serve communities nationwide.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Business News, Telecom, Federal Communications Commission

The WSU Signpost

Why We Care About "Internet Equality"

The Federal Communications Commission has been working on a set of rules that introduces a two-tiered system of internet connectivity: the fast lane and the slow lane.

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Related Topix: Business News, Telecom, Federal Communications Commission, Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Startups, Facebook, Social Software

Click Orlando

Inside Local 6

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Related Topix: Orlando, FL, Business News, Telecom, Federal Communications Commission

Business Journal

Dish Network, Comcast trade jabs at Senate hearing

The U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation held a three-hour long hearing on the future of the video marketplace.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Business News

Switched

The 'Shocking' Truth About Net Neutrality

It's rare for liberals and conservatives to find common ground in this era of political brinkmanship.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Spencer Bachus, Business News, Internet Service Providers, Cable & Satellite, Comcast

WDIO

Sen. Franken Urges Minnesotans to Comment on Net Neutrality

Sen. Al Franken filed comments with the Federal Communications Commission Tuesday, saying he believes it is critical that Internet access remains equal for both consumers in Minnesota and across the country.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Al Franken, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Business News, Telecom, Federal Communications Commission

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