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  • House panel adds requirements to ICANN transition

    A U.S. House of Representatives subcommittee has approved a bill that would add new requirements before a government agency ends its oversight of ICANN, the coordinator of the Internet's domain name system.

    Written by Grant Gross11 June 15 01:47
  • US lawmakers push for auctions of gov't spectrum

    A group of U.S. lawmakers has reintroduced legislation aimed at encouraging government agencies to give up their spectrum by allowing the agencies to share in the profits when the spectrum is auctioned to commercial mobile carriers.

    Written by Grant Gross27 March 15 04:16
  • FCC releases 400-page net neutrality order

    The 400-page net neutrality order released by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission includes a long legal defense of the commission's vote last month to reclassify broadband as a regulated telecommunications service.

    Written by Grant Gross13 March 15 06:00
  • Republican lawmakers question FCC budget after net neutrality vote

    Some Republican lawmakers questioned the U.S. Federal Communications Commission's new budget request Wednesday, with a couple of them attempting to tie the agency's funding to its controversial net neutrality vote days ago.

    Written by Grant Gross05 March 15 06:54
  • Republican net neutrality proposal falls short, critics say

    A Republican net neutrality proposal in the U.S. Congress would not fully protect broadband customers because it would prohibit the Federal Communications Commission from enacting new rules against selectively blocking or throttling traffic, critics said Wednesday.

    Written by Grant Gross22 Jan. 15 06:42
  • Group's numbers opposed to net neutrality smaller than suggested

    A conservative group that sent 2.4 million letters to the U.S. Congress opposed to net neutrality regulations didn't actually collect signatures from 2.4 million people, although the group's news release says the letters added millions of new voices to the debate.

    Written by Grant Gross03 Oct. 14 01:47
  • Conservative group says 2.4 million opposed to net neutrality rules

    More than 2.4 million people have signed letters calling on the U.S. Federal Communications Commission to stop its proposed "takeover" of the Internet in an effort by conservative activist group American Commitment to reframe the debate about the agency's proposed net neutrality rules.

    Written by Grant Gross02 Oct. 14 04:25
  • Lawmakers to FCC: stop mulling net neutrality reclassification

    Republican legislators don't even want the U.S. Federal Communications Commission to think about reclassifying broadband as a utility -- a route the regulator could take in order to reinstate net neutrality rules.

    Written by Grant Gross21 May 14 05:49
  • FCC pressured to regulate broadband in net neutrality spat

    Critics who say a new U.S. Federal Communications Commission proposal to restore net neutrality rules is too weak are increasing pressure on the agency to reclassify broadband as a regulated, common-carrier service like the traditional telephone network.

    Written by Grant Gross01 May 14 04:27