Federal Communications Commission
More people are getting their feelings about net neutrality off their chests than the wardrobe malfunction in the Super Bowl a decade ago
You might see a few extra hourglasses or spinning wheels while browsing the web today. It’s not a sign the sites are slower — it’s a protest designed to fight for the Internet rule known as “net neutrality.”
“Reports that we’re gutting the open Internet are incorrect,” said FCC chairman Tom Wheeler to the annual gathering of the National Cable and Telecommunications Association.
The Federal Communications Commission says it will not appeal a court decision that limits its power to prevent Internet providers from slowing down web sites.
Congressman Frank LoBiondo wants some answers from the FCC about the recently completed sale of WMGM-TV in Atlantic City.
But even before the decision, lawmakers — including a Pennsylvania Republican — are moving to block in-flight yapping.
The Federal Communications Commission is currently soliciting public comment on a proposal to reduce the cost of phone calls prisoners make to their families in another state.
The federal government is forcing Google to cough up $25,000 in fines following an investigation into how it collected piles of personal information, like e-mails, from wireless networks.
The Federal Communications Commission is now considering whether to appeal a federal court ruling yesterday that CBS cannot be fined for Janet Jackson’s notorious “wardrobe malfunction” during the 2004 Super Bowl.
The Federal Communications Commission has officially done away with the Fairness Doctrine, which once had a major influence on how the media covered politics.