Latest Network neutrality Stories

2010-08-10 06:40:00

In a policy statement released on Monday, Internet search giant Google and US telecom titan Verizon proposed a legal outline to safeguard ‘net neutrality’ but said the rules shouldn’t apply to wireless broadband Internet connections.

2010-08-09 15:47:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Google and Verizon's new joint broadband proposal pays lip service to the idea of "net neutrality," but actually would completely undermine the open and free Internet we enjoy, Consumer Watchdog said today.

2010-08-06 11:30:00

As Google and Verizon privately neared an agreement that would determine how Internet traffic moves across land lines and to wireless devices, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Thursday announced that they were abandoning their efforts to broker a similar "net neutrality" deal.

2010-08-05 11:50:00

Google and Verizon are closing on in a deal which would determine how Internet traffic moves across land lines and to wireless devices.

2010-07-27 11:04:00

After release of 40-page guide documenting interest group's plan to manipulate minority support for network neutrality, ADE wants answers ATLANTA, July 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Alliance for Digital Equality (ADE) calls on Free Press to explain the true motives behind the 40-page guide reported by The Hill that advocates the manipulation of poor, rural, Southern African Americans and women in order to advance their political agenda.

2010-07-15 15:19:00

WASHINGTON, July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The Federal Communications Commission's so-called "third-way" proposal to subject broadband Internet access services to old, monopoly-era telecommunications regulations is unnecessary, unworkable and could harm consumers, the economy and the future of the Internet ecosystem, Verizon told the FCC on Thursday (July 15). In comments filed with the commission, Verizon said the FCC's proposal is "based on an incorrect reading of the Comcast decision," faces...

2010-06-17 16:57:00

WASHINGTON, June 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), the nation's largest non-partisan individual member organization of state legislators, expresses serious concerns over new federal bureaucratic plans to regulate Internet space.

2010-06-17 11:32:00

WASHINGTON, June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The Federal Communications Commission approved a Notice of Inquiry by a 3-2 vote on Thursday (June 17) to begin public consideration of possible legal frameworks for commission action on broadband Internet services.

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