Tag: politics

Jan 17

Amazon is seeking FCC permission to conduct wireless technology tests

“Last week, Amazon.com filed an application with the Federal Communications Commission, seeking permission to run experiments on a number of frequency bands that might have some connection to the company’s work with delivery drones.” View More

Mar 19

Federal Encryption Battle Could Spread to WhatsApp

“The New York Times reports that government officials are debating how to gain access to encrypted WhatsApp messages that have been approved for monitoring by a federal judge in a criminal investigation.” View More

Oct 09

10 Commandments Removed from State Capitol per Oklahoma Supreme Court

“A monument of the Ten Commandments was removed by workers this week from the grounds of the Oklahoma State Capitol per the order of the state Supreme Court.” View More

Jun 12

Rightscorp Offered Internet Provider a Cut of Piracy Settlements

“Rightscorp, the piracy monetization company that works with Warner Bros. and other prominent copyright holders, goes to great lengths to reach allegedly pirating subscribers.” View More

Mar 16

The Ambassador who worked from a Nairobi bathroom to avoid State Dept. IT

“The current scandal roiling over the use of a private e-mail server by former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is just the latest in a series of scandals surrounding government e-mails.” View More

Jan 11

AT&T defends unlimited data throttling, says the FTC can’t stop it

“The Federal Trade Commission cannot prevent AT&T from throttling unlimited data customers because of AT&T’s status as a common carrier, the company claimed in a motion to dismiss an FTC lawsuit this week.” View More

Jan 08

Google Fiber’s latest FCC filing is Comcast’s nightmare come to life

“What’s every incumbent ISP’s worst nightmare? If we had to guess, it looks something like the filing that Google just made with the Federal Communications Commission.” View More

Jan 06

Supreme Court, in Big Leap, Plans to Put Filings Online

“WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court will soon join other federal courts in making briefs and other filings available electronically, Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. announced Wednesday.” View More

Jan 06

Google Strikes an Upbeat Note With FCC on Title II

“In a rare public comment by Google on net neutrality, the Internet giant this week said it sees a silver lining in the potential to be regulated like a telecom company.” View More

Sep 01

Cable companies want to stop the best internet in America from growing

“A group representing giants in the cable industry is trying to shut down two municipalities’ proposals to expand their public broadband networks, arguing that public broadband has a “mixed record” and can be harmful to taxpayers, despite these two networks already being successful where” View More

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