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Netflix: Net neutrality order creates a new climate

April 15, 2015 7:18 pm

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings, Title II’s biggest fan, said the FCC’s net neutrality order creates a new climate for Netflix’s business and gives the government a solid reason to block Comcast’s acquisition of Time Warner Cable. “We are encouraged by the consumer and political perspective [...]

AT&T files its own suit against FCC net neutrality rules

April 14, 2015 6:17 pm

AT&T, one of the true “big dogs” of telecom, has filed its own lawsuit opposing the FCC’s net neutrality order on Tuesday. The AT&T suit is the fifth petition filed in the DC circuit court of appeals opposing the net neutrality order so far.  Earlier in the day, The National [...]

NCTA, CTIA, ACA file lawsuits against FCC net neutrality order

April 14, 2015 11:19 am

The National Cable and Telecommunications Association and CTIA-The Wireless Association, and the American Cable Association, all filed lawsuits against the FCC’s net neutrality order Tuesday. Including USTelecom, there are four big industry organizations challenging the FCC’s order [...]

Here come the “big dog” net neutrality lawsuits

April 13, 2015 12:24 pm

US Telecom has filed a supplemental petition against the FCC’s open Internet order.  The petition comes as the Federal Register published the Open Internet Order, which today formally opened the window for suits challenging the FCC’s rule. Representing many of the [...]

Net neutrality fight moves to Congress

April 11, 2015 11:29 am

Advocates of the FCC’s net neutrality order are taking seriously the Congressional threat of a resolution blocking the order or new legislation replacing it. Catching Congress during the spring recess as they were home in their districts, supporters visited the home offices of more than 100 [...]

FCC net neutrality order to hit Federal Register Monday

April 10, 2015 5:41 pm

Here it comes. The Federal Communications Commission’s 400-page net neutrality order is scheduled to be published in the Federal Register on Monday, according to the Federal Register. The publication date means that the FCC’s rules will go into effect in 60 days. It also means that “big [...]

GOP lawmaker to introduce bill to block net neutrality rules

April 9, 2015 10:26 am

Expect Rep. Doug Collins (R-Ga.) to introduce a Resolution of Disapproval of the Federal Communications Commission’s net neutrality rules the day Congress returns on April 13. The net neutrality order, passed February in a party line vote, has been among the most divisive issues in [...]
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