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Latest Network neutrality Stories

2011-01-06 11:43:00

Premier event unites industry leaders, solution providers to discuss national broadband plan and net neutrality ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The rural telecom industry will discuss and debate the national broadband plan (NBP) and net neutrality issues at the National Telecommunications Cooperative Association's Annual Meeting & EXPO, February 13-16 in Dallas, Texas. Blair Levin, one of the leading authors of the NBP, will join NTCA members Delbert Wilson,...

2010-12-23 11:23:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Earlier this week, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) adopted rules dealing with the issue of "net neutrality." The following statement should be attributed to the Hispanic Technology and Telecommunications Partnership (HTTP): The Hispanic Technology and Telecommunications Partnership (HTTP) recognizes and appreciates the FCC's efforts to develop its proposed Network Neutrality regulations. HTTP and its members are pleased that...

2010-12-22 07:00:00

Chairman's Net Neutrality Order Appears to Allow for Continued Expansion of Broadband to All Americans WASHINGTON, Dec. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) today announced support for the passage of Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Julius Genachowski's Open Internet Order pending a full and thorough review of the order once it is made public. The provisions seemingly offered by the order appear to be a notable...

2010-12-21 15:32:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 21, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Japanese American Citizens League issues the following statement in response to the Open Internet Order passed today by the Federal Communications Commission during its December meeting. As the oldest and largest Asian American civil rights organization in the United States, the Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) has carefully followed and actively participated in net neutrality discussions for more than a year. We have been...

2010-12-21 15:14:00

Organization calls ending the debate over net neutrality a significant achievement on the road toward delivering equal and affordable Internet access to all Americans ATLANTA, Dec. 21, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Shirley Franklin, senior advisor for the Alliance for Digital Equality (ADE) and former mayor of Atlanta, issued the following statement today regarding the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) passage of an Open Internet Order: "In passing an Open Internet Order...

2010-12-21 12:46:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 21, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday (Dec. 21) approved rules dealing with the issue of net neutrality. The following statement should be attributed to Tom Tauke, Verizon executive vice president of public affairs, policy and communications: "Verizon has long been committed to the goal of an open and vibrant Internet. We have invested tens of billions of dollars building innovative and dynamic wireline and wireless broadband networks...

2010-12-21 12:10:00

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Dec. 21, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- DISH Network L.L.C.'s CEO and President Charlie Ergen today issued a statement following the Federal Communications Commission's adoption of net neutrality rules: "DISH Network applauds Chairman Genachowski and Commissioners Copps and Clyburn for adopting critically important net neutrality rules. The Commission's Order is a solid framework for protecting the open Internet. The new rules give companies, including DISH Network, the framework...

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2010-12-21 14:00:00

On Tuesday, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) approved a series of new rules Tuesday that will ensure that phone and cable companies will treat all Internet traffic equally. The FCC approved the rules aimed at safeguarding "network neutrality," which is the principle that lawful Web traffic should be treated equally. Three Democrats on the panel voted in favor of the rules, while the two Republicans voted against them. "Our action will advance our goal of having America's...

2010-12-21 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 21, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The economic reasoning underlying network neutrality regulation expected to be adopted this week by the Federal Communications Commission is fundamentally flawed, according to Professors J. Gregory Sidak and David J. Teece. In an article in the Journal of Competition Law & Economics, published by the Oxford University Press, Sidak and Teece explain that the FCC's proposed regulations would have the effect of banning or restricting optional...

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2010-12-20 06:14:23

A divisive proposal on Internet traffic rules that would allow providers to ration out access to their networks is scheduled to come before the FCC for a vote on Tuesday. The rules would prohibit high-speed Internet providers like Comcast and Verizon Communications from blocking lawful traffic, but are expected to acknowledge their need to manage network congestion and possibly charge consumers based on their Internet usage. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski's...