All posts tagged "net neutrality"
Legislation introduced to ensure net neutrality in Puerto Rico
Bill would amend law to task Telecommunications Regulatory Board with ensuring equal access to internet as a right
- Posted January 30, 2018
Insider Q&A: Girding for net neutrality fight
NEW YORK – Some tech companies are gearing up for a fight over Obama-era rules that prohibit broadband providers from treating some web services – ahem, their own – better than rival services. These rules made the...
- Posted March 20, 2017
Telecom policy tilts in favor of industry under Trump’s FCC
Although small, the changes could turn into a full-fledged war over Obama-era "net neutrality" rules
- Posted March 19, 2017
‘Net Neutrality’ Foe Ajit Pai Is New FCC Head
NEW YORK – President Donald Trump has picked a fierce critic of the Obama-era “net neutrality” rules to be chief regulator of the nation’s airwaves and internet connections. In a statement Monday, Ajit Pai said he was...
- Posted January 23, 2017
How a Trump administration could shape the internet
Under a President Donald Trump, cable and phone companies could gain new power to influence what you do and what you watch online — not to mention how much privacy you have while you’re at it. Many...
- Posted December 2, 2016
Groups Ask Appeals Court to Reconsider Net Neutrality Ruling
NEW YORK – Cable and telecom industry groups want a federal appeals court to reconsider its ruling on “net neutrality” that preserved regulations forcing internet providers to treat all online traffic equally. The Wireless Association, an industry...
- Posted July 30, 2016
Court Upholds Net Neutrality Rules On Equal Internet Access
Ruling is a victory for consumer groups and content companies such as Netflix that want to prevent online content from being blocked or channeled into fast and slow lanes.
- Posted June 15, 2016
Court Upholds Net Neutrality Rules on Equal Internet Access
WASHINGTON – In a big win for the Obama administration, a federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld the government’s “net neutrality” rules that require internet providers to treat all web traffic equally. The 2-1 ruling from the...
- Posted June 14, 2016