Net Neutrality

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Last week, Cox Cable announced a new service plan that would give gamers faster internet speeds. Called the "Elite Gamer Service," it uses WTFast's proprietary technology to find a shorter connection

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The FCC has voted to repeal net neutrality today as reported by TechCrunch. The votes were predictably split along party lines. Chairman Ajit Pai and Republican Commissioners Brendan Carr &

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98.5% of original comments (that is, not form letters or spam) sent to the FCC regarding net neutrality are in favor of keeping the current rules & protections in place according to DSL Reports.

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Despite months of protests, millions of emails, and hundreds of thousands of calls to United States Congressmen on both sides of the aisle urging them to protect net neutrality, the United States

Net Neutrality Day Fight

All across the internet today, major companies are rallying in support for net neutrality. Today is marked as a "Day of Action" across the internet. The Day of Action has several major organizations

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The FCC has voted 2-1 to repeal net neutrality rules originally put in place by the Obama administration as reported by Reuters. The vote took place on Thursday, May 18, 2017. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai

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Trump promoted Republican FCC commissioner Ajit Pai to be the next chairman of the Federal Communications Commission yesterday. Pai is a staunch opponent of net neutrality rules. Pai made the

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Donald J. Trump is now the president of the United States of America. While his stances on prominent issues like immigration and trade are fairly clear, there are some smaller issues that have not

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Some of the biggest telecommunication companies in the EU released a few days ago a document called "The 5G Manifesto". The 7 pages document has been written with the combined effort of companies of

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An appeals court for the District of Columbia Circuit has ruled in favor of the FCC on the matter of net neutrality regulations. In 2015, the FCC reclassified ISPs as common carriers and subjected

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Previously we had reported on a controversy surrounding T-Mobile's Binge On service. It throttles video streams to about 1.5 megabits per second. In theory it also reduces the video quality to 480p,

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Back in December, Slate reported on T-Mobile's new Binge On service, and suggested that it may be in violation of the FCC's net neutrality regulations. While Binge On is active, which is

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A US Court of Appeals will soon be considering the matter net neutrality. One of the Objections raised by ISPs is that net neutrality rules violate their first amendment rights relating to freedom of

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While it's no secret that new Net Neutrality regulations were recently implemented by the FCC, and that internet service has been reclassified as a Title-II utility. The exact details of these

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It's hard to imagine that one of the largest countries in the world and sole superpower could be so far behind in terms in Internet implementation. This is especially troubling when you take into

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FCC chairman Tom Wheeler has come out with plans to ensure Net Neutrality. After more than a decade of debate and a record-setting proceeding that attracted nearly 4 million public comments, the

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Recently the CEO of BlackBerry, John Chen, wrote a blog post on the topic of net neutrality. In it he defines what he considers to be two different aspects of net neutrality, carrier neutrality and

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A small group of Democratic Congressional lawmakers has reintroduced the Online Competition and Consumer Choice Act. The bill targets plans by the U.S Federal Communications Commission to allow paid

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Disclosure: This is an opinion piece. Nothing more or less. The writer is currently, unfortunately, a customer of Comcast. There is a conflict going on. Not related to gaming, but related to

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After months of worrying and FCC posturing, including protests and a leaked hybrid plan, President Obama released a clear statement today on Net Neutrality.  His statement was clear and lacking in

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One of the big fights of recent years has been around Internet access and the fact that internet architecture has been falling behind in many countries compared to the bandwidth used. Net Neutrality

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It seems like the battle for Net Neutrality will never end, right? Either way, we have to stand up and fight for an open internet, because if the FCC's proposal stands - the way we are able to use

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The famous movie streaming site for all that wish to binge an entire TV series in a week has partnered with Comcast to cut the middle man out of the bandwidth equation. Until now Netflix has been

Net Neutrality is a hot topic right now, and it's only getting hotter. The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, or CISPA, is headed to a full vote in the House of Representatives Wednesday