Internet activists declared victory over the nation’s big cable companies Thursday, after the Federal Communications Commission voted to impose the toughest rules yet on broadband service to prevent companies like Comcast, Verizon and AT&T from creating paid fast lanes and slowing or blocking web traffic.
SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) — The Federal Communications Commission will take a vote Thursday morning adopting rules for broadband providers to keep the Internet neutral—a long battle that, according to one Stanford scholar, Silicon Valley tech […]
The new rule would prevent Internet service providers like Comcast, Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile. from intentionally blocking or slowing Web traffic.
San Francisco Bay Area companies that have joined a national coalition to fight for net neutrality include Reddit, Imgur, Y Combinator and Netflix.
Cable company stocks fell sharply Monday after President Obama called for the Federal Communications Commission to reclassify Internet access as a utility.
Several websites, big and small, are taking a stance in the new battle over net neutrality with an Internet “slowdown” Wednesday.
Why cut the cord when you can take it with you? That’s the idea behind Verizon’s new plan, which will let its customers stream cable TV straight to their smartphones.
The Federal Communications Commission says it’s extending the deadline for public to comment on a net neutrality proposal because the response has swamped the agency’s website.
The occupation outside Google headquarters lasted only about ten hours, but resulted in about half of the 10 protesters being taken into custody. The activists had been demanding that Google do more to protect net neutrality.
The Federal Communications Commission voted Thursday to move ahead with a proposal of new rules that could set standards for Internet providers who wish to create paid priority fast lanes on their networks.