Agenda

What's on the agenda for policymakers.

After net neutrality, brace for Internet 'fast lanes'

Now that the Federal Communications Commission has repealed net neutrality, it may be time to brace for the arrival of internet "fast lanes" and "slow lanes." Queried about their post-net-neutrality plans, seven major internet providers equivocate

26 senators are supporting a resolution to undo the FCC’s net neutrality repeal

As of Dec 20, 26 US senators have pledged to vote for a resolution that would overrule the Federal Communications Commission's net neutrality repeal through the Congressional Review Act. Senators who have signed on to the resolution now include Ro

With Tax Reform, AT&T Plans to Increase US Capital Spending $1 Billion and Provide $1,000 Special Bonus to more than 200,000 US Employees

Once tax reform is signed into law, AT&T plans to invest an additional $1 billion in the United States in 2018 and pay a special $1,000 bonus to more than 200,000 AT&T US employees — all union-represented, non-management and front-line man

The FCC's Next Stunt: Reclassifying Cell Phone Data Service as 'Broadband Internet'

The Federal Communications Commission's decision toi repeal net neutrality was a major blow to internet freedom, but it’s only the first in a long line of actions that the FCC will take to tell itself that America’s broadband situation is better t

Taming monopolies in the digital age

[Commentary] Our nation has faced the corrosive power of monopolies before.

Why Tech Giants and Telecoms Should Join to Build an Internet for All

The need for competition and for affordable access to broadband remains. Rather than fight over net neutrality, the large internet companies and telecoms should take a cue from what happened to big financial institutions after the financial crisis

The Attack on Net Neutrality Is Just One Small Part of a Much Bigger, Dumber Plan

Internet users have been justly outraged by the Federal Communications Commission’s decision to ignore the public and repeal net neutrality rules.

The net neutrality lawsuits are coming. Here’s what they’re likely to say.

The ink isn't dry yet on the federal government's decision to repeal its network neutrality rules, and yet many are already gearing up for what they say is an inevitable legal battle (once again) over the future of the Web. Because of the potentia

Comcast Is Pushing For a Flimsy Net Neutrality Law it Knows Telecom Lobbyists Will Write

Even if the Federal Communications Commission wins in court, large Internet serivce providers still need to find a way to prevent any future FCCs from simply reinstating the network neutrality rules.

Critics of Chairman Pai's Sec. 706 Broadband Deployment Review Create #MobileOnly Challenge

The Federal Communications Commission's decision to review what qualifies as high-speed broadband has drawn a crowd of critics armed with smartphones and other devices.