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2011-11-14 13:15:00

Internet and digital service provider comparison site Broadband Expert (http://www.broadbandexpert.com) has announced its official launch in the US of its widely popular consumer-friendly broadband comparison-shopping site. Miami, FL (PRWEB) November 14, 2011 Internet and digital service provider comparison site Broadband Expert (http://www.broadbandexpert.com) has announced its official launch in the US of its widely popular consumer-friendly broadband comparison-shopping site. Broadband...

Senate Rejects Reversal Of Net Neutrality Rules
2011-11-11 06:17:22

The Senate voted 52 to 46 along party lines on Thursday to reject a Republican bid to overturn the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) network neutrality regulations, which are set to take effect November 20. The vote was largely symbolic, since President Obama had vowed earlier this week to veto any resolution challenging the regulations. 46 Senate Republicans voted in favor of the bill, which was introduced by Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-TX) and Sen. John McCain (R-AZ), while...

Net Neutrality Lawsuits Consolidated, FCC Asks For Dismissal
2011-10-07 07:59:37

Verizon Communication´s lawsuit against the Federal Communications Commission´s (FCC) net neutrality rules was consolidated with six other suits into one case to go before the US Appeals Court in Washington on Thursday. The U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation, which ordered the move, said selecting the Washington court was a random decision. The move comes after the FCC moved to have Verizon´s lawsuit dismissed, challenging it on jurisdictional grounds. The US...

FCC Sued Over New Net Neutrality Rules
2011-09-29 10:27:24

A suit was filed in Boston federal court yesterday challenging newly enacted net neutrality rules by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) which were published in the Federal Register last week, opening the door to lawsuits, Reuters is reporting. Net neutrality, agreed to in December of last year, is the concept that everyone should have equal access to the web. Amazon, for example, should not be able to pay to have its web site load faster than a mom-and-pop e-commerce site. The...

FCC’s Net Neutrality Begin November 20th
2011-09-23 09:39:03

  The Federal Communication Commission´s controversial net neutrality rules - designed to prevent Internet providers from imposing higher fees on subscribers that stream video, downloading music or play online games - will be published in the Federal Register today and go into effect on November 20, according to a report by PCMag.com. The White House´s Office of Management and Budget signed off on the rules allowing them to be published in the Federal Register and...

2011-07-26 07:05:00

ATLANTA, July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ConsumersHeldHostage.org (http://www.ConsumersHeldHostage.org) claims to have uncovered sneaky policy changes by major Internet Service Providers (ISPs) who are placing new limits on paid Internet usage. This organization views these policy changes as classic anti-consumer behavior due to the fact that these limits do NOT apply to the ISPs' proprietary services. These policy changes reduce the amount of activity the ISPs' customers are allowed on...

2011-06-02 10:15:00

Organization with Socialist Ties Driving "Net Neutrality" Agenda inside the Obama FCC? WASHINGTON, June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that it has uncovered documents from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) that indicate officials at the FCC colluded with the leftist Free Press organization to publicly push a new plan to regulate the Internet under the FCC's...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.