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Communication 2017-04-05T21:24:34+00:00

FCC reverses net neutrality ISP transparency rules

March 4th, 2017|Tags: , , |

FCC reverses net neutrality ISP transparency rules Small ISPs will no longer be required to inform customers of their network management practices The U.S. Federal Communications Commission has voted to roll back some net neutrality [...]

“Pondering Pai’s Priorities for the FCC”​: the major regulatory issues that may take precedence in the early months of Ajit Pai’s tenure as Chairman

February 3rd, 2017|Tags: , , |

Thought Piece  Ajit Pai will return to the four principles of internet freedom first outlined by former FCC Chairman Michael Powell: "freedom of access to lawful content; freedom to use applications; freedom to attach personal devices to [...]

How Trump and promise of FCC reform are already spurring economic growth

December 9th, 2016|Tags: |

Thought Piece How can regulatory body regulate an industry that they are 10 years behind? How Trump and promise of FCC reform are already spurring economic growth December 8, 2016 | By Scott Cleland The [...]

A political temper tantrum at the FCC: Tom Wheeler did not go quietly into the good night, however.

December 2nd, 2016|Tags: |

Thought Piece by Stephen Heins Post Share A political temper tantrum at the FCC December 01, 2016 - 07:28 AM EST | By By Lawrence Spiwack, The Hill The United States just went through a brutal [...]

“Congress Can Save the Internet” Why make authoritarians happy by giving them the power to censor websites globally, including in the U.S.?

September 12th, 2016|Tags: , |

Thought Piece by Stephen Heins [Given the fact that the White House and the FCC has been so adamant about "Net Neutrality," it is intellectually unimaginable that they would even consider throwing ICANN to international [...]

“Last Call for the Open Internet” A two-year effort to find an alternative to U.S. oversight of Icann has produced only uncertainty.

August 17th, 2016|Tags: , |

Thought Piece by Stephen Heins [Frankly, I can't see how making the Internet into another United Nations, especially given the fact only 160 nations support "open access," unedited and unpolitical, makes any sense. It would [...]

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