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Net neutrality will soon be a thing of the past. The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday voted 3-2 to kill of Net neutrality, a set of rules implemented in 2015 that closely governed the actions of Internet service providers by preventing blocking, throttling and paid prioritization. The move is a controversial one with the Democrats, tech companies, privacy […]

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With the Federal Communications Commission set to abolish Net Neutrality today, chairman Ajit Pai is seeking to reassure Internet users that their online lives will continue on as before. In a YouTube video that is obviously meant to inject some humor into a situation that has many up in arms, Pai dresses as Santa, does the Harlem […]

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New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is accusing the Federal Communications Commission of obstructing his office’s inquiry into what he called a plan to overwhelm the FCC with fake comments during its review of Net neutrality. In an open letter to FCC chairman Ajit Pai, Schneiderman said his office, for the past six months, has been attempting to determine who […]

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FCC chairman Ajit Pai is urging Apple to activate FM chips in its iPhones as a matter of public safety. Although the majority of Smartphones sold in the U.S. contain FM chips — a technology enabling phone owners to listen to local radio stations on their device — not all Smartphone companies have opted to turn the chips on. […]

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Net neutrality is on its last legs. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted Thursday to back Chairman Ajit Pai’s proposal to do away with Net neutrality, a set of rules that restricts the actions of Internet service providers. It was no surprise that Pai and fellow Republican Commissioner Mike O’Rielly voted in favor of the proposal while Democrat […]

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Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai wants to keep the skies free of chatter. Pai is suggesting the FCC do away with the proposal that would have allowed airplane passengers to use their cellphones while in flight. “I stand with airline pilots, flight attendants, and America’s flying public against the FCC’s ill-conceived 2013 plan to allow people […]

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President Donald Trump took the final step Monday to set aside rules adopted by the Federal Communications Commission to protect the online data of U.S. consumers. Trump has signed a resolution backed by the House and the Senate that repeals the rules that would have forced Internet service providers (ISPs) to notify customers of the types of information they […]

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It seems anger has gotten the better of people’s common sense. A crop of GoFundMe campaigns are seeking money from Internet users to purchase and reveal lawmakers’ browsing histories in retaliation for the House’s recent 215-205 vote to revoke broadband privacy rules. Although many of these campaigns appear to be well-intentioned, they are also misleading because what […]

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The President of the United States is now all that stands between Internet Service Providers and your personal data. After the House’s 215-205 vote Tuesday to revoke broadband privacy rules enacted last fall by the Federal Communications Commission, only Donald Trump has the authority to stop the assault on Americans’ online privacy. The House backed the Congressional Review Act […]

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The U.S. Senate on Thursday voted to repeal broadband privacy rules enacted last fall by the Federal Communications Commission. Sen. Jeff Flake, (R-Az.) introduced the Congressional Review Act (CRA) resolution to repeal the rules that would have forced Internet service providers (ISPs) to notify customers of the types of information they collect, explain how and for what purpose the data is collected […]

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Republicans have taken the first step to invalidate the Federal Communication Commission’s broadband privacy rules. The move comes less than one week after new FCC chairman Ajit Pai, a Republican, put on hold the rules that would force companies like AT&T, Comcast or Verizon to obtain consent from their subscribers before sharing their data with paying third-parties. […]

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The Federal Communications Commission has just made it easier for broadband providers to sell their customers’ personal information. The agency, on Wednesday, voted to stay the new set of rules it put in place last October under former FCC chairman Tom Wheeler. Those rules, which would have gone into effect today, would have forced companies like AT&T, Comcast […]

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FCC chairman Ajit Pai wants to revitalize the broadcast industry by activating FM chips in Smartphones. Although the majority of Smartphones sold in the U.S. contain FM chips — a technology enabling phone owners to listen to local radio stations on their device — few of them are activated, Pai told the North American Broadcasters Association’s Future Of Radio And Audio […]

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The new chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) wants to up the game of broadcasting in the U.S. The newly-appointed Ajit Pai, a Republican, on Thursday put forward a proposal to make Next Gen TV a reality. Also known as ATSC 3.0, the standard brings together broadcasting and the Internet. Using Internet Protocol (IP), the standard enables integration […]

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It comes as no surprise that President Donald Trump has chosen Republican Ajit Pai to be the new Federal Communications Commission chairman. Pai, who has been a vocal opponent of former president Barrack Obama’s Net neutrality plan, replaces Democrat Tom Wheeler, who stepped down last Friday after more than three years at the helm of the agency. Wheeler, who has brought about much change in […]

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