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Cox Cable Tests Faster Internet Service for Gamers

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…

April 28, 2019 | 05:22 EDT

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FCC Votes To Repeal Net Neutrality

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 &…

December 14, 2017 | 03:44 EST

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98.5% Of Non Form Letter FCC Comments Support Net Neutrality

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.…

September 2, 2017 | 09:45 EDT

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The Internet Rallies For Net Neutrality

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…

July 12, 2017 | 03:03 EDT


FCC Votes 2-1 To Repeal Obama-Era Net Neutrality Rules

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…

May 19, 2017 | 09:30 EDT

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Trump Appoints New FCC Chairman, a Net Neutrality Foe

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…

January 24, 2017 | 03:18 EST

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What Trump's Presidency Means for Net Neutrality

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…

January 23, 2017 | 09:00 EST

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European Telcos claim 5G may not happen with current Net Neutrality rules

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…

July 11, 2016 | 05:22 EDT

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Appeals Court Upholds Net Neutrality Regulations

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…

June 14, 2016 | 09:29 EDT

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T-Mobile CEO Responds to Binge On Controversy

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,…

January 13, 2016 | 10:25 EST

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T-Mobile's Binge On Service Throttles Video and Calls it Optimization

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…

January 4, 2016 | 09:47 EST


FCC Argues Net Neutrality Does Not Violate Free Speech of ISPs

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…

September 16, 2015 | 12:04 EDT

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New Net Neutrality Regulations... Not Entirely Neutral

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…

March 18, 2015 | 01:15 EDT

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FCC To Giants - Allow Municipal Broadband

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…

February 26, 2015 | 02:22 EST

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FCC's Proposal doubles down on Net Neutrality

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…

February 4, 2015 | 04:01 EST

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BlackBerry has Interesting Ideas About Net Neutrality

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…

January 22, 2015 | 11:37 EST

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Pressure Mounts on FCC as Democrats Reintroduce Net Neutrality Bill

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…

January 8, 2015 | 03:59 EST


IMO: The War On Comcast: Comcast is fighting for its life

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…

January 8, 2015 | 01:00 EST

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Obama Endorses Net Neutrality

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 any…

November 10, 2014 | 10:59 EST

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Last chance to defend Net Neutrality from the FCC - take action now!

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…

July 17, 2014 | 10:55 EDT

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Netflix and Comcast - The beginning of Net Neutrality's demise?

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…

February 24, 2014 | 10:00 EST

Amended CISPA to be voted on this week

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…

April 17, 2013 | 09:00 EDT