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Understanding Net Neutrality and Anti-Government Regulation

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FCC Chairman Derided as 'Dingo' Backs Idea That Bites Broadband Industry

Chairman Tom Wheeler endorsed using the commission's regulatory authority to override state laws hobbling communities that want to build public...

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FCC's Tom Wheeler on Open Internet Rules: 'We Shouldn't Be Going Backwards'

FCC's Tom Wheeler on Open Internet Rules: 'We Shouldn't Be Going Backwards'

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Why Mark Cuban Thinks the Comcast-Time Warner Cable Deal Fell Apart

The feisty billionaire investor and 'Shark Tank' star sounded off about the failed mega merger on Twitter and -- no surprise -- he's pointing the...

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Surprise! Mark Zuckerberg Isn't a Workaholic. Well, Not Exactly.

In his latest Q&A, the billionaire Facebook CEO talked work habits, net neutrality and virtual reality. He even fielded Qs from Richard Branson and...

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On U.S. Net Neutrality Rules, 11th-Hour Push Against Vague Rule

One aspect of the rules is drawing criticism from both opponents and proponents of tighter regulation.

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Net Neutrality a Big Step Nearer as Congress Republicans Concede Fight

No chance of overturning FCC ruling likely through new legislation due to lack of bipartisan support.

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FCC Adopts Tough Net Neutrality Rule in Historic Regulatory Shift

A raucous debate that has unfolded over the past year has concluded with what appears to be permanent protection of the Internet as open platform for...

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Despite What Mark Cuban Says, Net Neutrality Will Not Create 'Uncertainty'

The FCC now has oversight of the Internet. But there is one thing it can never change.

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Internet Fast-Lanes Would Be Banned Under Planned FCC Proposal

FCC chair Tom Wheeler's expected proposal calls for regulating Internet service providers like utilities.

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On Net Neutrality, FCC Chairman Pushes for the 'Strongest Open Internet Protections Ever Proposed'

As expected, his proposed rules would ban ISPs from blocking and slowing down lawful Internet content and services.

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What Will Soar and Fail in Tech and Business This Year

The tech guru whose predictions are closely followed by Silicon Valley luminaries has some thoughts about what to expect in 2015.

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FCC Chairman Hints at Support of Broadband Reclassification

Tom Wheeler's latest comments are being viewed as the strongest sign yet that he plans to sign with President Obama on strict net neutrality rules.

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U.S. Manufacturers Group Opposes Stricter Internet Regulations

'Current proposals to regulate the Internet with early 20th Century–era laws severely threaten continued growth.'

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FCC Chief Says Any New Internet Rules Must Withstand Lawsuits

U.S. regulators expect Internet service providers to sue the government over any changes in the way they are regulated and must reevaluate any...

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U.S. House Subcommittee Postpones Hearing on Net Neutrality

The matter 'will be top priority in the new Congress.'

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Obama Throws Support Behind Net Neutrality

The president came out in favor of the protection of net neutrality with a statement laying out a proposal for the FCC.

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FCC Chief in Tough Spot After Obama Takes Firm Stance on Net Neutrality

The president's public stance on net neutrality seems to create more questions than answers.

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With the FCC Considering a Hybrid Approach to Net Neutrality, Will Anyone Be Satisfied?

Under the framework, Internet service providers would be classified as an information service for consumers but a common carrier service for websites...

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Net Neutrality Is Essential to Growing Your Business and Brand

Video has emerged as a marketing mainstay of Internet business but unaffordable "fast lanes'' would tilt the playing field against emerging...

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U.S. Senator Asks Internet Providers to Commit to No 'Fast Lanes'

As regulators work on new so-called 'net neutrality' rules, the Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman has written to chiefs of AT&T Inc, Verizon...

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A Glimmer of Compromise on Net Neutrality as FCC Comment Period Ends

A major Internet service provider and a leading advocate of Internet freedom have outlined middle routes in the polarized and politicized debate.

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The 'Internet Slowdown' Is Coming: Tech Giants to Protest FCC's Net Neutrality Proposal

Etsy, Kickstarter are holding a day of action on September 10 as the deadline approaches for public comments on the proposed 'fast lane' rules.

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Net Neutrality Debate Surpasses Janet Jackson's 'Nip Slip' in Number of Comments Sent to the FCC

I'm sorry Ms. Jackson, the net neutrality debate is for real.

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A Brief, Unfolding History of Net Neutrality (Infographic)

The Internet changes very fast technologically, socially and in creation of economic opportunity but the rules governing it change very slowly.

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Etsy CEO: We Couldn't Have Succeeded Under Proposed FCC Net Neutrality Rule

Chad Dickerson called on the FCC to regulate the Internet as a utility, saying startups will be roadkill if fast lanes are allowed

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AT&T's Latest Move Should Have Net Neutrality Advocates Freaking Out

The telecom giant has signed on the first significant customer to its sponsored controversial data program.

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Public Deluges FCC With 677K Comments on Proposed 'Fast Lane' Rule

A long list of Internet upstarts have demanded tough regulation to protect net neutrality, while tech giants including Google and Facebook have said...

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