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Supreme Court decides against re-streaming service Aereo

The U.S. Supreme Court decided that video re-streaming start-up, Aereo, could not operate without paying for content -- a decision which saved thousands of jobs. Read More »

FCC initiates Open Internet rulemaking

At today’s FCC meeting, commissioners voted 3-2 along party lines to open a proceeding to consider rules to protect an open Internet, beginning a process of “... rulemaking seeking public comment on how best to protect and promote an open Internet.” Read More »

Silicon Valley class action suit may net workers token damages

Apple, Google and other defendants in a Silicon Valley, wage-fixing, class action lawsuit offered workers one-tenth of the lost wages as a settlement bid. But not all the workers are pleased. Read More »

Los Angeles sues Time Warner Cable for back fees

Last week, the city of Los Angeles filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court alleging that Time Warner Cable, Inc. skipped out on some $10 million in unpaid franchise fees. Read More »

Support for Wheeler’s Open Internet announcement

In pursuing new rules to sustain an Open Internet,it appears that that FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler has found a middle ground which is finding support among consumers, labor, ISPs, and policymakers. Read More »

Wheeler tries new approach to net neutrality

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler issued a convincing statement in support of Open Internet rules and FCC regulation, proposing three new rules and issuing a challenge to industry. Read More »

FCC chief asks that “...we must think anew, and act anew.”

Chairman Tom Wheeler said that -- despite last month's court ruling -- the FCC "has the authority it needs to provide what the public needs – open, competitive, safe, and accessible broadband networks." Read More »

Net neutrality doomsday unlikely, says Netflix

Following the DC appeals court's net neutrality decision, Netflix predicted "... that ISPs will avoid [the] consumer-unfriendly path of discrimination" by limiting video streaming. Read More »

The best way to protect the open Internet

Blair Levin fears that the DC court of appeals’ decision on net neutrality is making our lack of high-speed broadband even problem worse. Read More »

The DC court decision and the meaning of net neutrality

If you’re wondering what the DC appeals court decision means, read this excellent summary by Kevin Taglang of the Benton Foundation. Read More »

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