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U.S. moves to roll back 'net neutrality' rules
The Federal Communications Commission, in a three-to-two vote, adopts a proposal by Republican appointed chairman Ajit Pai, who says his plan would scrap 'heavy-handed' rules adopted in 2015 which he argues discouraged investment and innovation
With new internet rules set for vote, firestorm won't die
US regulators are gearing up for a vote on a plan which – depending on your viewpoint – would 'restore internet freedom' or, alternatively, result in 'the death of the internet' as we know it.
U.S. regulator unveils plan to end 'net neutrality'
The announcement by Federal Communications chairman Ajit Pai marks the latest twist in a decade-old political dispute with both sides claiming to represent a 'free and open' internet
US seeks to clear the air for 5G wireless
The US Federal Communications Commission will vote on a proposal that aims to allocate spectrum for the ultrafast wireless technology
NTC to start testing telcos' fixed broadband speed
Starting next week the National Telecommunications Commission will monitor if Internet service providers are complying with new rules on minimum broadband speed
Suit filed as US 'open Internet' rule becomes official
The US Federal Communications Commission publishes its net neutrality order in the federal register earlier Monday making the hotly contested rules effective June 12
US regulators approve tougher net neutrality rules
The ruling climaxing a years long regulatory battle sets a new standard that treats all Internet traffic as equal preventing Internet firms from charging fees for better access
US FCC chairman backs Internet as public utility
US FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler proposes rules for US Internet regulation that would ban paid prioritization and the blocking and throttling of lawful content and services
US body ups definition of 'broadband' to 25Mbps
The US Federal Communications Commission raises the bar for the definition of broadband to keep in line with the world trends of Internet adoption
Obama pushes for cheaper, faster US broadband
Obama notes that slow broadband speeds have real world consequences and the lack of fast Internet connectivity makes us less economically competitive
Boeing making ultra-safe smartphone
Boeing s Black smartphone will be positioned toward government defense and homeland defense agencies as well as their subcontractors
US FAA easing up on e-readers in planes?
Will the United States relax its rules on e readers in flights?
Unchanged passwords in zombie alert hoax
TV stations may have been partly to blame for a zombie alert hoax on emergency broadcasting systems