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Study: Largest ISP Companies Slowing Data For 75 Percent Of US

Massive internet providers such as AT&T, Time Warner, Verizon and Comcast are purposefully slowing data from popular websites to thousands of businesses and residential users across the country.

06/23/2015

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Obama Pitching More Access to Fast Internet

President Barack Obama is once again challenging major cable and telephone companies by encouraging the Federal Communications Commission to pre-empt state laws that stifle competition for high-speed Internet service.

01/14/2015

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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

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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

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4 Major Phone Carriers Providing Text-to-911

The four major U.S. wireless phone companies are providing emergency texting 911 service to any local government that wants it and has the capability to use it as of this month, a big step toward moving the nation’s emergency dispatch system out of the voice-only technology that dates to the 1960s.

05/19/2014

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

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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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Obama Secures $750M In Pledges To Get Kids Online

President Barack Obama has secured commitments from U.S. companies worth about $750 million to get more students connected to high-speed Internet.

02/04/2014

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