Tag Archives: net neutrality
- US federal court upholds FCC’s ‘net neutrality’ rules, preserves open internet
June 14, 2016
A US federal appeals court has upheld the concept of net neutrality, dealing a major blow to broadband providers who wished to establish a tiered system of internet access. On Tuesday, the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit handed down its ruling (viewable in full here)...
- Red Wire: It’s Not The News, It’s HBO
October 14, 2014
One of the worst trends in American media over the last few decades has been the devolution of television news. Networks that once saw their news divisions as a way of upholding their FCC-mandated responsibility to benefit the public good long ago began treating the news as just another entertainment...
- 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...
- Please Donate To Save Wikipedia
November 22, 2011
Chances are in the past couple of weeks, you’ve asked yourself ‘why does every person I look up on Wikipedia look like Jimmy Wales?’ Wales is the founder of the ubiquitous non-profit web encyclopaedia, Wikipedia. As of late, he has put himself and his pledge drive on every Wikipedia page....
- Net neutrality rules good for gaming industry
September 27, 2011
Rules on Net Neutrality in the United States were finally rubber-stamped last week and the news is likely to be welcomed with open arms by the online gambling industry. In a nut-shell the new rules, approved by the FCC, will prevent Internet Service Providers (ISP) being able to charge firms...
- Net neutrality comes to the fore in the UK
April 19, 2011
The issue of net neutrality is again coming to the fore. This time though it’s the UK’s turn as Internet Service Providers (ISPs) continue to push for a system that could see the Internet become unequal. Net neutrality has been a key issue in the US ever since the FCC...