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Republicans pan FCC reasons for net neutrality rules

A day before House lawmakers put controversial net neutrality rules under scrutiny, leading Republican lawmakers said the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission hasn’t convinced them that the reasons behind the rules were good enough.

By Cecilia Kang  | March 8, 2011; 4:59 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (10)
Categories:  FCC, Internet TV, Net Neutrality, internet, telecom  
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House lawmakers face uphill battle in overturning FCC net neutrality rules

House lawmakers will examine the Federal Communications Commission's net neutrality rules again next week, as Republican leaders seek to overturn the rules or pull funding from the agency. But what are the chances of Congress wiping out the Internet access...

By Cecilia Kang  | March 3, 2011; 9:56 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  FCC, Net Neutrality  
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Kerry, Snowe introduce spectrum inventory bill

Sens. John Kerry (D-Mass.) and Olympia Snow (R-Maine) said Wednesday that they are introducing legislation that allows federal agencies to survey how the government is using spectrum that could otherwise be used for commercial wireless. The bill is being reintroduced...

By Cecilia Kang  | March 2, 2011; 5:27 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  FCC, Mobile  
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The Circuit: Net neutrality vote delayed, Supreme Court rules in FOIA case, Apple to launch iPad 2

The Circuit: Net neutrality vote delayed, Supreme Court rules in FOIA case, Apple to launch iPad 2

By Hayley Tsukayama  | March 2, 2011; 8:32 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  AT&T, Antitrust, Apple, FCC, International, Microsoft, Tablets, Yahoo  
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House votes to stop FCC funding for net neutrality

House Republicans voted Thursday to prohibit the Federal Communications Commission from using funds to carry out net neutrality regulations created last December. The vote was on an amendment to the continuing resolution introduced earlier this week by Communications and Technology...

By Cecilia Kang  | February 17, 2011; 7:05 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (18)
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FCC defends net neutrality to lawmakers, says Level 3-Comcast not covered by rules

update: 9:40 p.m. with comment from Level 3 Facing pressure from Republican lawmakers who want to take away funding, FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski and his Democratic colleagues Wednesday defended their controversial December Internet access rule known as net neutrality. In...

By Cecilia Kang  | February 16, 2011; 12:48 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Older Entries in This Category »

Oregon considers cellphone radiation label, Cecilia Kang , February 8, 2011
What next for net neutrality? Lawsuits galore, Cecilia Kang , January 24, 2011
Verizon challenges FCC rules on net neutrality, Cecilia Kang , January 20, 2011
Broadcasters, FCC set for showdown on spectrum, Cecilia Kang , January 20, 2011
FCC will circulate merger order today, Hayley Tsukayama , December 23, 2010
Apple co-founder Wozniak: new rules not enough, Cecilia Kang , December 22, 2010
FCC passes first net neutrality rules, Cecilia Kang , December 21, 2010
Net neutrality rules poised to win FCC approval, Cecilia Kang , December 20, 2010
Lawmakers take up debate on net neutrality rules, Cecilia Kang , December 16, 2010
The Circuit: An introduction and this morning's tech news, Hayley Tsukayama , December 13, 2010
Net neutrality lobbying to peak this week, Cecilia Kang , December 13, 2010
Upton announces GOP Commerce members -- who likely won't focus on telecom, The Washington Post editors , December 10, 2010
Netflix joins the S&P 500, The Washington Post editors , December 10, 2010
Pay-as-you-go Internet prices raise questions , Cecilia Kang , December 8, 2010
Q&A: FCC Consumer Chief Gurin on cell phone bills, Cecilia Kang , December 6, 2010
Hulu CEO visits FCC to discuss Comcast-NBC merger, Cecilia Kang , December 3, 2010
Speech by FCC chair on net neutrality proposal, Cecilia Kang , December 1, 2010
Week ahead: FCC meeting, Do Not Track hearing, Cecilia Kang , November 29, 2010
Comcast, NBC argue against sharing with Internet TV, Cecilia Kang , November 24, 2010
FCC considers texting, cell phone photos to 9-1-1, Cecilia Kang , November 23, 2010
Viacom to Google TV: no MTV for you , Cecilia Kang , November 22, 2010
Internet TV battles come to head at FCC, Cecilia Kang , November 11, 2010
HP to pay $16.25M to settle DOJ, FCC investigation , Cecilia Kang , November 10, 2010
Senate to scrutinize television fee battles, Cecilia Kang , November 10, 2010
Breaking down the battle over Internet television, Cecilia Kang , November 2, 2010
After midterms, net neutrality take a hit, Cecilia Kang , October 28, 2010
Networks block Web shows from Google TV, Cecilia Kang , October 22, 2010
House net neutrality bill seeking Republican love, Cecilia Kang , September 28, 2010
House net neutrality bill faces shot clock, Cecilia Kang , September 21, 2010
Businesses ramp up fight against FCC Web rules, Cecilia Kang , September 10, 2010
TV overhaul fueling battle over net neutrality, Cecilia Kang , September 9, 2010
FCC net neutrality proposal delayed, Cecilia Kang , September 2, 2010
Pearlstein: The FCC and the bandwidth wars, Steven Pearlstein , August 13, 2010
Silicon Valley criticizes Google-Verizon accord, Cecelia Kang , August 10, 2010
Comcast-NBCU merger in Chicago for hearings, Cecilia Kang , July 7, 2010
Obama to announce $795M in broadband grants, Cecilia Kang , July 2, 2010
FCC and Congress take up broadband oversight, Cecilia Kang , June 21, 2010
FCC trains eyes on satellite services, Jia Lynn Yang , June 18, 2010
Your morning links, Jia Lynn Yang , June 18, 2010
Reaction to FCC's latest steps on broadband, Jia Lynn Yang , June 17, 2010
Lawmakers weigh in before FCC hearing, Jia Lynn Yang , June 16, 2010
Cell users being hit with surprise charges, fees, Washington Post Editors , May 26, 2010
UPDATE: AT&T, Verizon ramped up lobbying in Q1, Cecilia Kang , April 21, 2010
Google boosts lobbying spending more than 50%, Cecilia Kang , April 20, 2010
Opinions on what the FCC should do next, Cecilia Kang , April 19, 2010
Video: Former FCC heads on rules for the Web, Cecilia Kang , April 14, 2010
FCC tries to win over broadcasters on spectrum, Cecilia Kang , April 13, 2010
Where's Google on net neutrality, FCC role?, Cecilia Kang , April 12, 2010
Three options for the FCC, Cecilia Kang , April 7, 2010
Gloves off, telecom giants to FCC: It's on!, Cecilia Kang , April 5, 2010
FCC broadband plan cost $20 million, Cecilia Kang , March 25, 2010
FCC takes comments on retransmission fights, Cecilia Kang , March 19, 2010
FCC test for broadband speeds draws skeptics, Cecilia Kang , March 12, 2010
What we're following Thursday, Cecilia Kang , March 11, 2010
FCC to recommend free wireless network , Cecilia Kang , March 9, 2010
Verizon, Skype partner on smartphones, Cecilia Kang , February 16, 2010
T-Mobile to boost network speeds this year, Cecilia Kang , February 15, 2010
Google pushes Web's speed limits, Cecilia Kang , February 11, 2010
Google Voice finds back door into iPhone, Cecilia Kang , January 27, 2010
Skype brings calls, video to living room couch, Cecilia Kang , January 7, 2010
Justice Dept. to take up antitrust review of Comcast-NBC deal, Washington Post editor , January 6, 2010
Act Two for FCC's Meredith Attwell Baker, Cecilia Kang , December 23, 2009
Senate bill would add high-tech brain power at FCC, Cecilia Kang , December 15, 2009
FCC probes broadcasters' use of spectrum, Cecilia Kang , December 2, 2009
Chat with Roku on hurdles to online video market, Cecilia Kang , November 30, 2009
Television last frontier of innovation? , Cecilia Kang , November 19, 2009
Apple says no VoIP apps for iPhone yet, Cecilia Kang , November 11, 2009
Public interest groups rail against a Comcast and NBC merger, Comcast, NBC, merger, Netflix, Amazon , November 9, 2009
Sprint won't change early termination fees, Cecilia Kang , November 5, 2009
Google boosts spending on lobbying , Cecilia Kang , November 4, 2009
 
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