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  • ISP argues net neutrality rules violate its right to block content

    The U.S. Federal Communications Commission's net neutrality rules violate the free speech rights of broadband providers because the regulations take away their ability to block Web traffic they disagree with, one ISP has argued.

    Written by Grant Gross01 Aug. 15 04:24
  • Facebook aims to launch unmanned drone by year-end

    At 140 feet, it has the wingspan of a Boeing 737, but carries no passengers -- and it's much lighter too, weighing in at no more than 1,000 pounds. And within the next couple months, Facebook hopes to get its drone off the ground on an inaugural test flight.

    Written by Zach Miners31 July 15 06:07
  • FCC's Wheeler defends net neutrality rules, discounts investment fears

    Predictions from net neutrality opponents that regulations would choke off broadband investment haven't come true, with several service providers announcing expansions in the four months since the U.S. Federal Communications Commission passed new rules, the agency's chairman says.

    Written by Grant Gross27 June 15 02:39
  • Four things to watch for as net neutrality rules go into effect

    The U.S. Federal Communications Commission's net neutrality rules went into effect Friday, after an appeals court denied multiple requests to delay them while the agency faces 10 lawsuits challenging the regulations.

    Written by Grant Gross13 June 15 04:05
  • Appeals court denies requests to delay net neutrality rules

    A U.S. appeals court has denied requests by several broadband providers and trade groups to delay the Federal Communications Commission's net neutrality rules while they challenge the regulations.

    Written by Grant Gross12 June 15 07:05
  • House panel votes to delay net neutrality rules

    A U.S. House of Representatives subcommittee has voted to require the Federal Communications Commission to suspend new net neutrality rules until a series of lawsuits challenging the regulations are resolved.

    Written by Grant Gross12 June 15 02:44
  • This smart fabric from Google can change the music and turn off the lights

    Wander around the halls of Google's I/O conference and eventually you'll bump into a large table covered with a blue cloth. But being I/O, this is no ordinary cloth. It's a smart fabric developed by Google's advanced technology group that could one day control your smartphone or the lights in your home.

    Written by Zach Miners29 May 15 10:50
  • FCC denies requests to delay net neutrality rules

    The U.S. Federal Communications Commission has denied the requests of several broadband providers and trade groups asking the agency to delay its net neutrality rules.

    Written by Grant Gross10 May 15 02:30
  • Rand Paul's bill would overturn US net neutrality rules

    U.S. Senator Rand Paul, a Republican presidential candidate, has introduced legislation that would overturn the Federal Communications Commission's recent net neutrality rules.

    Written by Grant Gross01 May 15 00:01
  • FCC faces seventh net neutrality lawsuit

    Broadband provider CenturyLink has joined the long list of ISPs and trade groups suing the U.S. Federal Communications Commission over its net neutrality rules.

    Written by Grant Gross18 April 15 06:42
  • Six net neutrality lawsuits: What are the complaints about?

    One of the main arguments for the trade groups and ISPs that have filed six -- yes, six -- lawsuits against the U.S. Federal Communications Commission's net neutrality rules is that the agency violated a 69-year-old administrative procedure law in crafting the new regulations.

    Written by Grant Gross16 April 15 02:14