Tony Romm

Democratic Senators will force the Senate to debate net neutrality — but they don’t have the votes to restore the rules

Democratic senators rejoiced on Jan 9 that they had secured enough votes to force the Senate to debate whether to restore the US government’s recently repealed network neutrality rules.

The leading lobbying group for Amazon, Facebook, Google and other tech giants is joining the legal battle to restore net neutrality

The Internet Association, a leading lobbying group for Amazon, Facebook, Google, Netflix, Twitter and other tech giants, said that it would be joining the coming legal crusade to restore the US government’s network neutrality rules.

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai canceled his appearance at CES because of death threats

Apparently, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai canceled his scheduled appearance at a major upcoming tech industry trade show after receiving death threats.

It ain’t over: Net neutrality advocates are preparing a massive new war against Trump’s FCC

The fiercest advocates for network neutrality are readying a new war in the nation’s capital, hoping to restore the rules that the Trump administration just eliminated — and galvanize a new generation of younger, web-savvy voters in the process.

The next front in the net neutrality war: Feds versus the states

In the hours after the Trump administration scrapped rules that required internet providers to treat all web traffic equally, a handful of states mobilized in a bid to reverse the decision by the Federal Communications Commission in court — or per

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai blasted everyone from Cher to Twitter for opposing his efforts to repeal net neutrality rules

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai thinks everyone from Cher to Twitter has it wrong when they say that his efforts to roll back the US government’s existing network neutrality rules will spell the death of the web. Instead, Chair

President Trump said he ‘didn’t make that decision’ to potentially force AT&T and Time Warner to sell CNN

President Donald Trump appeared to stress that he had not intervened in AT&T’s bid to buy Time Warner — nor did he seek to require that the companies sell CNN in order to obtain the US government’s approval of the deal.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said tech should cooperate with law enforcement — and help the US fight Russia

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) said he believes technology companies that displayed Kremlin-linked ads during the 2016 election could help the United States “retaliate” against Russia. “What we ought to do with regard to the Russian

Trump’s new rules will let Sinclair gobble up Tribune

For the moment, the fate of the Sinclair-Tribune deal rests in the hands of the Federal Communications Commission as well as the nation’s antitrust regulators.

Full transcript: FCC Chairman Ajit Pai on Recode Decode

A Q&A with Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai.