Agenda

What's on the agenda for policymakers.

Statement of Commissioner Michael O'Rielly on the Commission's Extensive December Agenda

I thank the Chairman for circulating the items for the December meeting and look forward to reading each one.The time has come to overturn the market disrupting net neutrality and common carrier regulations that sacrificed decades of precedent and

Statement of Commissioner Carr on the Circulation of a Draft Order on Restoring Internet Freedom

Today, the Chairman circulated a draft order that would restore Internet freedom by reversing the Obama-era Federal Communications Commission’s regulatory overreach.

Statement of FCC Commissioner Mignon L. Clyburn on the Pre-Holiday News Dump

In just two days, many of us will join friends and family in celebrating the spirit of Thanksgiving.

FCC Chairman Pai Proposes Review of TV Ownership Cap, UHF Discount

Earlier this year, the Commission reinstated the UHF discount, finding that the prior FCC’s decision last year to eliminate it absent a simultaneous review of the 39 percent national cap effectively tightened the cap without determining whether th

Will Congress Bless Internet Fast Lanes?

[Commentary]  As the Federal Communications Commission gets ready to abandon a decade of progress on net neutrality, some in Congress are considering how new legislation could fill the gap and protect users from unfair ISP practices.

Eliminated Burlington Telecom bidders back in as partners

ZRF Partners founder Faisal Nisar and Schurz Communications CEO Todd Schurz submitted a joint proposal to Burlington (VT), offering $25 million for Burlington Telecom.

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A Discussion with Matthew Prince, Co-Founder and CEO of Cloudflare

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Wed, 11/29/2017 - 09:30 to 11:00

In the wake of the deadly riots in Charlottesville, VA in August, neo-Nazi websites were dumped by a series of technology providers in quick succession. Perhaps most publicly, content-delivery network and security provider Cloudflare terminated The Daily Stormer’s service at the behest of its CEO, Matthew Prince, who, in a subsequent blog post, identified serious questions around the future of online free speech and censorship that his actions raised.



Corporate deals hit a near-record $200 billion this month as CEOs battle Amazon, Facebook, Google and others

Investment bankers have gotten used to being asked by worried retail-industry chief executives to pitch takeover ideas aimed at fending off Amazon.

Republican FCC moves to end Obama-era net neutrality rules

Apparently, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai will reveal plans to his fellow commissioners on Nov 21 to fully dismantle the agency's Obama-era network neutrality regulations in a major victory for the telecom industry in the lon

FCC to Outline Plan to Roll Back Net-Neutrality Rules

Federal regulators are expected to unveil their plans for reversing Obama-era rules that require internet service providers to treat all web traffic equally, a move that could fundamentally reshape the internet economy and consumers’ online experi