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FCC: ‘Redskins’ Not Profane; Station Keeps License

Saying the word “Redskins” on the air isn’t obscene or profane — at least not according to the Federal Communications Commission.

3 hours ago

Dem, GOP Senators Urge NFL To Drop 'Blackout' Rule  (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Dem, GOP Senators Urge NFL To Drop ‘Blackout’ Rule

Senators from both parties are urging the National Football League to get rid of a rule that bars home games from being televised in a local market if they have not sold out.

12/04/2014

President Barack Obama speaks at the APEC CEO Summit, as part of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit at the China National Convention Center (CNCC) on Nov. 10, 2014 in Beijing, China. (credit: Wang Zhao-Pool/Getty Imgaes)

Cable Company Stocks Fall Sharply After Obama Calls For FCC To Reclassify Internet Access As Utility

Cable company stocks fell sharply Monday after President Barack Obama called for the Federal Communications Commission to reclassify Internet access as a utility.

11/10/2014

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FCC Considers Banning ‘Redskins’ From Public Airwaves

The head of the Federal Communications Commission says the agency will consider a petition to ban the Washington Redskins nickname from the public airwaves.

09/30/2014

Alexis Ohanian tells CBS DC free, unfettered access to the Internet represents the American traditions of fair play and hard work. (THOMAS COEX/AFP/Getty Images)

Reddit Co-Founder: Getting Rid Of Net Neutrality Is ‘Un-American’

Alexis Ohanian tells CBS DC free, unfettered access to the Internet represents the American traditions of fair play and hard work.

05/15/2014

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FCC Revising Internet Rules After Public Backlash

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler is broadening the scope of his proposed open Internet rules and suggesting tougher standards for Internet providers who wish to create paid priority fast lanes on their networks.

05/12/2014

The Federal Communications Commission is set to propose new Internet rules that would allow Internet service providers to charge content companies for faster delivery of their services over the so-called "last mile" connection to people's homes.   (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

FCC To Propose Pay-For-Priority Internet Standards, Free Speech Oversight

The Federal Communications Commission is set to propose new Internet rules that would allow Internet service providers to charge content companies for faster delivery of their services over the so-called “last mile” connection to people’s homes.

04/24/2014

One of the most vocal lawmakers opposing the planned merger between media giants Time Warner Cable and Comcast, Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., is now looking to Netflix for help bringing down the Comcast proposal. (Getty Images)

Franken Urges Netflix To Join Fight Against Comcast, Time Warner Cable Merger

One of the most vocal lawmakers opposing the planned merger between media giants Time Warner Cable and Comcast, Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., is now looking to Netflix for help bringing down the Comcast proposal.

04/17/2014

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FAA Expanding Use of Electronic Devices Throughout Flights

The Federal Aviation Administration has determined that passengers can now use portable electronic devices such as e-readers, video players and video games throughout all stages of a flight.

10/31/2013

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Feds Sharply Criticize Verizon’s Response to Derecho Storm

Federal regulators have issued a sharply critical report on phone problems that followed a severe wind storm in the Washington-metro area last year.

01/11/2013

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