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Here’s how the FCC plans to defend its net neutrality repeal in federal court

After a meeting voting to end net neutrality, Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai answers a question from a reporter, Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) Tony Romm Staff writer covering technology policy October 11 at 8:01 PM The Federal Communications Commission told a federal court on Thursday that it acted […]

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Internet providers are joining Trump’s DOJ in suing California over net neutrality

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra (D) is the defendant in the industry lawsuit. (Jae C. Hong/AP) Brian Fung Policy reporter focusing on telecommunications, media, cryptocurrencies and competition October 3 at 5:16 PM Internet providers have sued the state of California in an effort to block its new net neutrality law from going into effect, adding […]

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US officially repeals net neutrality rules

The US has officially repealed rules that governed the way net providers treated the data that travelled across their networks. The net neutrality rules said companies had to treat all data equally. Enacted in 2015, the rules sought to stop providers giving preferential treatment to sites and services that paid them to accelerate their data. […]

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How the net neutrality repeal will affect you

Months after the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) released a proposal to roll back net neutrality policies enacted in 2015 under President Barack Obama, the Commission today formally repealed rules that prevented internet service providers (ISPs) from discriminating against certain apps and websites. Today’s implementation of the “Restoring Internet Freedom” order, led by Republican Chairman Ajit […]