Network Neutrality

Does The Tumble In Broadband Investment Spell Doom For The FCC's Open Internet Order?

Location:
Progressive Policy Institute, 1101 14th St. NW, Washington, DC, 20005, United States
Recommendation:
1

They said it wouldn’t happen. They offered assurances from three Wall Street analysts, who insisted that Internet service providers (ISPs) would continue to invest at the same levels regardless of the regulatory climate.

AT&T Says Injecting Ads Into Airport Wi-Fi Was a Test That Is Now Over

Location:
AT&T Mobility, Atlanta, GA, United States
Recommendation:
1

AT&T said it has ended an experiment that had the company serving ads to those using its free Wi-Fi at two Washington (DC)-area airports.

Moderator Commentary Sessions

Sep 25 2015 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Location:
George Mason University School of Law, 3301 Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA, 22201, United States

This year, TPRC will include a set of three new “Moderator Commentary” sessions, to be held on the afternoon of Friday, Sept. 25. These sessions place two conference papers in conversation with each other. Each features the presentation of a pair of papers on a related topic followed by a detailed commentary from a moderator with expertise in the field. Moderator Commentary sessions will run 90 minutes. The authors and moderator will each have 22 minutes to present, leaving approximately 20 minutes for conversation and audience Q&A.

How Google’s Alphabet restructuring helps protect the Web as we know it

Location:
Google, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA, 94043, United States
Recommendation:
2

When Google announced it was restructuring itself as Alphabet, the company insulated itself from what conservative critics have long warned would happen as a result of the Federal Communications Commission's network neutrality rules -- the regulation of Web sites like Gmail, Google search and Maps.

The messy battle to protect your data from your own Internet provider

Location:
Federal Communications Commission (FCC), 445 12th Street SW, Washington, DC, 20554, United States
Recommendation:
2

The Federal Communications Commission is planning to develop new privacy rules for Internet providers in Fall 2015, an outgrowth of its network neutrality decision earlier in 2015 that could have big implications for companies like AT&T, Verizon and Comcast.

The Donald Trump Conversation: Murdoch, Ailes, NBC and the Rush of Being TV's "Ratings Machine"

Location:
USA, United States
Recommendation:
1

A Q&A with Donald Trump, a candidate for the Republican nomination for president of the United States.

Zero rating: Who bears the cost of bans?

Location:
American Enterprise Institute (AEI), 1150 Seventeenth Street, Washington, DC, 20036, United States
Recommendation:
1

Critics of zero rating claim the practice violates network neutrality and harms consumers and competition. Is it true that giving consumers free access to important sources of information and entertainment is a bad idea?

Facebook, Internet.org and the net neutrality bugaboo

Location:
Facebook (new HQ), 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA, United States
Recommendation:
1

Facebook’s Internet.org program has become increasingly controversial and raises some pretty knotty problems about the meaning of “net neutrality” and the unusual nature of the market for Internet access around the world.

Legal Arguments Take Shape Against Title II

Location:
Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF), 1101 K Street, NW, Suite 610A, Washington, DC, 20005, United States
Recommendation:
1

Through a sleepy August, the Title II imbroglio continues, extending along two main fronts: glimmers of a legislative solution possibly gaining traction when Congress returns, and the DC Circuit Court marching through its briefing schedule.

Sen Feinstein is worried net neutrality might help the terrorists

Location:
Capitol Building, E Capitol St NE & 1st St NE, Washington, DC, United States
Recommendation:
1

In a letter delivered to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler in May, Senate Select Committee on Intelligence Vice Chairman Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) raised concerns that the new network neutrality rules might be used to shield terrorists.

Permission Slips for Internet Innovation

Location:
American Enterprise Institute (AEI), 1150 Seventeenth Street, Washington, DC, 20036, United States
Recommendation:
1

e FCC’s new “Internet Conduct Standard,” meanwhile, is no standard at all. It is an undefined catchall for any future behavior the agency doesn’t like. And that’s where the advisory opinions on the legality of new products and services come in.

Obamanet Heads to Court

Location:
Wall Street Journal, 1211 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY, 10036, United States
Recommendation:
1

A federal appeals court has twice invalidated attempts by Washington bureaucrats to regulate the Internet. The Federal Communications Commission deserves a third-time strikeout in December when the US Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia considers the agency’s latest power grab. At stake is whether the Internet remains safe for permissionless innovation—so that anyone can launch a website, app or new business model—or regulators get to set rates and decide the “reasonableness” of business practices.

FCC Will Head To Court To Defend Net Neutrality… Again

Location:
U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, 333 Constitution Ave, NW, Washington, DC, 20001, United States
Recommendation:
1

For the third time in five years the Federal Communications Commission will fight for its net neutrality rules in the courtroom.

Destroying the Dynamic Internet

Location:
American Enterprise Institute (AEI), 1150 Seventeenth Street, Washington, DC, 20036, United States
Recommendation:
1

During the week of August 3, a diverse collection of engineers, economists, civil rights organizations, manufacturers, businesses and legal scholars filed briefs with the Washington (DC) Court of Appeals arguing why the Internet should not be subject to the Federal Communications Commission's new open Internet rules – regulations copy-pasted from the telephone network of the 1930s.

Focus on Internet's potential more than its problems

Location:
The Christian Science Monitor, 210 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Recommendation:
2

Much has changed since the last global summit on the Digital Age in 2005 ...

What the 19th century “Telephone Newspaper” can tell us about today’s Internet

Location:
American Enterprise Institute (AEI), 1150 Seventeenth Street, Washington, DC, 20036, United States
Recommendation:
1

While we think of consuming news via your smartphone as something relatively new, it was in fact possible to get news and entertainment over the telephone more than 100 years ago.

Understanding Net Neutrality

Location:
Science Po, 27 Rue Saint-Guillaume, Paris, 75007, France
Recommendation:
1

Network neutrality is usually referred to as the equal treatment of data, regardless of the type of content, provider or consumer. However, in reality the issue is much more complex.

Will Title II go global?

Location:
American Enterprise Institute (AEI), 1150 Seventeenth Street, Washington, DC, 20036, United States
Recommendation:
1

Now that the Federal Communications Commission has reclassified Internet service as a telecommunications utility, advocates of reclassification see an opportunity to spread the FCC’s error world-wide.

Court to Hear Govt. 'Web Blocking' Case

Location:
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, 717 Madison PL, NW, Washington, DC, 20005, United States
Recommendation:
2

The US Court of Appeals for Federal Circuit is scheduled to hear oral argument Aug 11 on a case that network neutrality activists says is about government asserting its ability to block Internet transmissions

Critics give court their arguments to nix net neutrality rules

Location:
U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, 333 Constitution Ave, NW, Washington, DC, 20001, United States
Recommendation:
2

The network neutrality battle is hitting a new phase after critics trying to kill the new rules finished drafting their court arguments.

MMTC: Net Neutrality Order Is Arbitrary, Capricious

Location:
Minority Media and Telecommunications Council (MMTC), 3636 16th Street, NW, Washington, DC, 20010, United States
Recommendation:
1

The Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council (MMTC) has asked a DC federal appeals court to vacate the Federal Communications Commission's Open Internet order, saying the FCC's "failure to address the impact of its Order on the digitally disadvantaged is in our opinion why the decision is arbitrary and capricious and should be vacated.”

New Paper by PK President Demonstrates Importance of Existing Antitrust and Economic Regulation

Location:
Public Knowledge, 1818 N Street, NW, Washington, DC, 20036, United States
Recommendation:
1

Thanks to recent antitrust enforcement and communications regulation, consumers continue to reap the benefits of exploding Internet entertainment, as well as educational and business opportunities. By facing down the proposed merger between Comcast and Time Warner, and by establishing strong network neutrality rules, the Department of Justice and Federal Communications Commission have protected Internet users from discrimination and promoted broadband innovations that are critical to our democracy and essential to freedom of expression.

The Consequences of a Washington Internet Power Grab

Location:
Federal Communications Commission (FCC), 445 12th Street SW, Washington, DC, 20554, United States
Recommendation:
3

As commissioners with the Federal Communications Commission and Federal Trade Commission, respectively, we are disturbed to see our agencies on a collision course that could disrupt the country’s thriving Internet providers and businesses, with little or no added benefit for consumers.

Georgetown Center Slams FCC's Title II Take

Location:
Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business, 37th and O Streets, NW, Washington, DC, 20057, United States
Recommendation:
1

The Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy has come to the aid of Internet service providers making a case against new Title II-based network neutrality rules.

TechFreedom: Net Neutrality a Red Herring

Location:
TechFreedom, Washington, DC, United States
Recommendation:
1

The Federal Communications Commission assertion of common carrier authority over Internet service is a statutory construction train wreck, TechFreedom suggests, with at least three strikes against it.

On the verge of a new IT era, regulators are tightening the reins on innovation

Location:
American Enterprise Institute (AEI), 1150 Seventeenth Street, Washington, DC, 20036, United States
Recommendation:
1

We are on the cusp of a new era in information technology. While consumers and entrepreneurs are excited to explore the potential capabilities and applications that lie within it, regulators in the US and Europe are fighting back.

TWC: CNS Just Seeking FCC Peering Mandate

Location:
Timer Warner Cable, One Time Warner Center, New York, NY, 10019, United States
Recommendation:
2

In its response to the information network neutrality compliant filed by CNS in July, Time Warner Cable told the Federal Communications Commission that there was no violation, that TWC was applying an industry standard peering policy, and that CNS was just trying to get the FCC to mandate a settlement-free deal that CNS did not warrant, according to a copy of TWC's reply to the complaint.

Appeals Court to Hear Arguments Over FCC’s Network Neutrality Rules

Location:
U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, 333 Constitution Ave, NW, Washington, DC, 20001, United States
Recommendation:
3

The Federal Communications Commission’s new network neutrality rules will face an important federal-court test in December, when an appeals panel will hear arguments in legal challenges brought by the telecommunications industry.

The coming fight over net neutrality

Location:
Federal Trade Commission (FTC), 600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC, 20580, United States
Recommendation:
1

t's a good analogy for politics, where no victory is ever truly secure and every bit of progress must be constantly defended. Supporters of net neutrality face this reality right now.

Three questions with Vint Cerf, Chief Internet Evangelist at Google

Location:
Google, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA, 94043, United States
Recommendation:
2

In an interview with TechTank at Brookings, Darrell West and Jack Karsten spoke with Vint Cerf, the co-designer of the TCP/IP protocols and the architecture of the Internet. ...

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