Charlton Heston Courage Under Fire Award
The National Rifle Association (NRA) today gave its Charlton Heston Courage Under Fire Award to Ajit Pai, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission.
Pai may have colluded with Sinclair broadcasting
The bloke who handed over the internet to the US's telephone monopolies, Ajit Pai, is being investigated over another of his deals.
FCC claims the big telcos are now competing
Desperate to prove that killing net neutrality was not designed to make telcos richer at the expense of the rest of the US, the FCC has gone into full spin mode.
High profile advisor quits
A high profile broadband advisor to the US FCC has quit claiming the watchdog has become a puppet of the telcos and ISPs.
Might allow the carriers to slow it down by half
As part of its programme of reducing costs for monopolistic carriers, Donald “Prince of Orange” Trump’s FCC is looking at allowing the internet to become slower so that carriers don’t have to invest too much.
Either that or people will just call him mean names
After making himself as popular as Charles Manson by handing the US internet to US telephone monopolies, Donald Trump’s head of the FCC is too scared to stand in front of ordinary people and explain himself.
Comment: But the rebellion has begun
Donald (Prince of Orange) Trump's communications watchdog the FCC has decided to dismantle one of the key planks that made the Internet Great – net neutrality.
A last stand for sanity
More than 20 internet pioneers and leaders including the “father of the internet”, Vint Cerf and the inventor of the world wide web, Tim Berners-Lee, have urged the FCC to cancel its vote to repeal net neutrality.
Despite having it explained to them
You would think that the body in charge of regulating telecoms and the internet in the US might understand how it works, but according to the Electronic Frontier Foundation the watchdog is clueless.