Tag Archives: fcc
- Red Wire: Netflix Lends Weight To Internet Slowdown Net Neutrality Protest
September 9, 2014
The latest phase of the Federal Communications Commission’s net neutrality rulemaking is set to come to an end on Monday. Public comment has been strong throughout the open period: net neutrality is the third-highest source of incoming comments (more than 8,000 of them) to the FCC over the last 30...
- The Red Wire: Public, Internet Giants Tell FCC To Protect Net Neutrality
July 15, 2014
The Federal Communications Commission's 60-day public comment period on its proposed net neutrality regulations is coming to a close today. So far the public has made it clear that it wants to see the Internet protected from broadband providers, not opened up for them to pillage. A broad spectrum of...
- The Red Wire: War Is Peace, Comcast Is Net Neutrality, Freedom Is Slavery
May 7, 2014
We’ll all be hearing a lot more about net neutrality in the coming weeks. The Federal Communications Commission is set to officially put forth its net neutrality proposal, which involves allowing internet service providers to accept payments for privileged network access, at its May 15th meeting. The proposal will not...
- The Red Wire: FCC Poised To Kill The Open Internet
April 29, 2014
Back in February, the D.C. Circuit Court struck down the Federal Communication Commission’s poorly written net neutrality rules. In essence, the court handed the FCC a choice between classifying ISPs as utilities or allowing the monopolistic cable companies free rein to extort content providers as they see fit. The FCC’s...
- The Red Wire: On This New Frontier, Net Neutrality’s An Endangered Species
January 21, 2014
The District of Columbia Circuit Court last week handed down a long-awaited decision in Verizon v. FCC. Ruling in favor of Verizon, the court struck a blow to net neutrality when it said that the FCC could not impose common carrier restrictions on ISPs without properly classifying them as such...
- Net neutrality good for the online gaming industry
April 13, 2011
If you mention Washington Dc and anything to do with online gaming right now most will presume that you’re talking about a federal online gaming bill. This isn’t the only chatter at federal level that is likely to interest those in the online gambling space though. Last summer the FCC...
The Red Wire: FCC Poised To Kill The Open Internet
April 29, 2014