John Eggerton

Sen Nelson: Bipartisan Net Neutrality Bill Appears 'Impossible'

Senate Commerce Committee Ranking Member Bill Nelson (D-FL) said that while he continued to talk with Committee Chairman John Thune (R-SD) about a bipartisan network neutrality bill, the current reality is that "there are too many folks, from [FCC

FCC Spokesman: Pai Within Bounds to Champion Net Neutrality Proposal

A Federal Communications Commission spokesman said that FCC Chairman Ajit Pai was well within the law to speak out in favor of his network neutrality proposal, which includes rolling back Title II reclassification, eliminating the general conduct

Rep Pallone: Pai's Proposal Is Threat to Online Speech

House Commerce Committee Ranking Member Frank Pallone (D-NJ) said Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai's effort to roll back Title II classification and rethink Open Internet rules was a threat to free speech online.

Representatives Launch Virtual Reality Caucus

A group of legislators has formed a new "reality" caucus focused on the new realities of augmented reality, virtual reality, and mixed reality.

Gigabit Opportunity Zones Bill Introduced

Sen Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) has introduced a bill, the Gigabit Opportunity (or GO) Act, that she says would accelerate the deployment of high-speed broadband in low-income and rural communities.

Net Neutrality Court Decision Hailed by Title II Fans

Washington was quick to weigh in on the latest news in the multi-front debate/battle over Open Internet rules—that was the US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit decision not to review a three-judge panel of that court's decision that the Federal

FCC's Pai Backs Congressional Clarification on Internet Authority

In an interview with Breitbart, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai was asked about fellow Republican FCC Commissioner Michael O'Rielly's argument that Congress needs to "enshrine free Internet principles in law" to resolve the ong

House Passes Copyright Office Reform Bill

The House has passed a bipartisan bill, the Register of Copyrights Selection and Accountability Act of 2017, that would make the head of the Copyright Office a presidential appointee, term limited to 10 years.

AT&T Denies Request to Address Shareholders Over Redlining Allegations

Attorney Daryl Parks, who represented the family of Trayvon Martin, says AT&T has denied his request to speak at its shareholder meeting about his clients allegations of broadband redlining in Cleveland (OH).

AT&T Targeted Over Alleged Broadband Redlining in Cleveland

AT&T is being targeted with a lawsuit following accusations of broadband digital redlining. Attorney Daryl D.