The ongoing shutdown of the federal government has already had adverse effects on millions nationwide, and now could even delay a major legal challenge to the FCC’s infamous net neutrality repeal... TechCrunch - Published
· *High-powered officials in Trump's administration have pulled out of public appearances at major events thanks to the government shutdown.*
· *Business Insider has confirmed that Secretary of.. Business Insider - Published
According to Digital Trends, In a new report from Nielsen, 14 percent (or 16 million) of U.S. homes now participate in the cord-cutting trend, which represents a 48 percent increase over an eight-year..
According to a report by Reuters, the US Federal Communications Commission is investigating a nationwide CenturyLink outage that has affected 911 emergency phone calls across America. On Friday, Agency..
We're guessing you're reading this because you didn't get the shiny new smartphone that was on the top of your holiday list. Luckily, you don't need Santa when you have Amazon.
Non-iPhone people can.. Mashable - Published
Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Thursday.
1. * Apple's made a shock announcement that it was lowering its revenue guidance for its first fiscal quarter, ending December.*.. Business Insider - Published
As one Congress ends and another begins, many are looking forward to a rebalancing of power — especially in the House of Representatives, which Democrats handily retook in November. But FCC Chairman.. TechCrunch - Published
Trumpeting that "the FCC's light-touch approach is working" with regard to repealing the Obama administration's Net Neutrality regulation, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai said.. Newsmax - Published
New video-game consoles? Already?
Yes and no.
It looks as if we've got until at least 2020 before the successor to the Xbox One arrives, according to the latest rumors. That lines up nicely with.. Business Insider - Published
The U.S. has launched a criminal investigation into millions of fake comments filed to the FCC last year on rules governing the internet, according to an organization that has received a federal.. Wall Street Journal - Published
The scrutiny over fake net neutrality comments appears to be intensifying. Sources talking to BuzzFeed News said the Justice Department is investigating whether or not there were crimes when people.. engadget - Published
A group of Democratic senators led by Ed Markey of Massachusetts is urging the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to keep text messages classified as a telecommunications service. Doing so would.. engadget - Published
Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai has admitted that around 500,000 comments submitted during the net neutrality public comment period were linked to Russian email addresses. Pai noted.. engadget - Published
Black Friday isn't just for retail and electronics, kids— NordVPN is kicking off their Cyber Month with a killer Black Friday deal that'll get you a 3-year VPN plan for just $2.99/month.
Ever.. Mashable - Published
If you’ve ever had Amazon remove a book from your Kindle or Apple snatch music out of your iTunes library, you know that one of the evil agendas of the internet is to make you buy the same media over.. The Wrap - Published
It was a dramatic moment during the FCC's net neutrality proceedings last December when the Commission's public meeting was abruptly evacuated and bomb squads moved in — all while thousands watched.. TechCrunch - Published
Before there was "net neutrality" there was "end-to-end principle," the idea of letting end consumers control the internet and its content rather than a central authority. Under the Trump.. Christian Science Monitor - Published
The Supreme Court rejected telecom industry requests to erase a lower-court ruling that upheld Obama-era net neutrality rules, though since the rules were already defunct the ruling has no immediate.. Wall Street Journal - Published
In addition to the telecom companies, the FCC itself was in favor of voiding the decision that upheld its 2015-era rules, according to Jessica Rosenworcel, a Democrat on the commission. NPR - Published Also reported by •engadget •Reuters
The Supreme Court today offered moral support for net neutrality activists and a soft setback for the current FCC’s agenda by declining to revisit a major case supportive of the 2015 rules. It.. TechCrunch - Published
If you need a safe haven on the internet, where the pipes are open and the freedoms are plentiful — you might want to move to Estonia or Iceland. The latest “internet freedoms” rankings are out,.. TechCrunch - Published
California won't enforce the nation's toughest state-level net-neutrality law when it takes effect in January, agreeing Friday with the Trump administration and internet companies who sued that the.. Newsmax - Published Also reported by •SFGate •SeattlePI.com •Seattle Times
Last month, California's governor signed the state's net neutrality bill into law, legislation that restores the net neutrality protections the FCC repealed last year. However, the state was quickly.. engadget - Published
The state of California on Friday agreed not to enforce its own state net neutrality law until a final court decision on the Trump administration's decision to overturn the 2015 Obama-era open internet.. Newsmax - Published