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Flooded with thoughtful net neutrality comments, FCC highlights “mean tweets”

Widespread support for strong network neutrality rules continues, both from individuals who use the Internet and companies that offer websites and applications over the Internet.

Supreme Court asked to rule if cops need warrant for cell-site data

On May 11, the Supreme Court will meet privately to discuss the controversial privacy question of whether the authorities need a court warrant to force mobile phone companies to divulge their customers' cell site data.

Plan to kill municipal broadband fails in Maine legislature

Cities and towns in Maine that want to provide their own broadband service just helped defeat a proposed law that would have made it impossible to build taxpayer-funded networks.

With latency as low as 25ms, SpaceX to launch broadband satellites in 2019

SpaceX said its planned constellation of 4,425 broadband satellites will launch from the Falcon 9 rocket beginning in 2019 and continue launching in phases until reaching full capacity in 2024.

Verizon’s bizarre claim that the FCC isn’t killing net neutrality rules

No major Internet service provider has done more to prevent implementation of network neutrality rules in the US than Verizon.

FBI allays some critics with first use of new mass-hacking warrant

Mass hacking seems to be all the rage currently.

As US prepares to gut net neutrality rules, Canada strengthens them

Canada is taking a much stronger stand against data cap exemptions than the United States.

Google Fiber could get FCC help in fights to compete against AT&T

Google Fiber and other Internet service providers that want to build new networks might get good news from the Federal Communications Commission, which is considering rules that would speed up the process of attaching wires to utility poles.

One broadband choice counts as “competition” in new FCC proposal

A Federal Communications Commission plan to eliminate price caps in much of the business broadband market uses a new test for determining whether customers benefit from competition.

“Unenforceable”: How voluntary net neutrality lets ISPs call the shots

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai reportedly wants to get rid of the FCC's network neutrality rules and replace them with "voluntary" commitments from ISPs.