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FCC shocked to discover carriers are lying to them
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Holy Cognitive dissonance Pai

Donald Trump’s FCC which has been championing the rights of the telco monopolies over the rights of consumers has been shocked to discover that they have been on the wrong side of the truth.

FCC claims Russia meddled in net neutrality debate
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Apparently, they were in favour of it

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has admitted that around 500,000 comments submitted during the net neutrality public comment period were linked to Russian email addresses.

Trump's FCC allows Verisign to jack up the prices of .com
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One of the last vestiges of oppressive Obama-era legislation removed


President Donald (Prince of Orange), Trump’s FCC has abandoned the cruel and heartless regulation which stopped the Verisign monopoly charging what it wanted for .com addresses.

Hurricane Michael shows FCC why deregulation is bad
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FCC Chairman Ajit Pai remains oblivious

After Hurricane Michael hit Florida the telcos were not required by law to quickly restore the phone service – so they didn’t.

FCC says it legally cannot police the internet
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Changes definitions to suit its case

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) opened its defence of its net neutrality repeal, telling a court that it has no authority to keep the net neutrality rules in place.

Trump’s FCC shuts down wireless competition in the US
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We must protect the existing monopolies

Any illusion that the US FCC is interested in doing anything other than protecting the existing telco monopiles was crushed after it announced that smaller carriers would not be allowed to apply for 5G licences.

Trump's FCC boss calls California's net neutrality illegal
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A risk to the rest of the country

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai dubbed California's net neutrality bill "illegal" saying it "poses a risk to the rest of the country".

FCC claims it can pre-empt state Net Neutrality rules
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Assures telcos they can still throttle

A court ruling that limits state regulation of cable company offerings was praised by Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai.

FCC issues rules for 5G spectrum sales
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Friday, 03 August 2018 11:36

FCC issues rules for 5G spectrum sales


Ajit wants to slice up the Pai 

The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday issued rules for bidding on high-band spectrum that will be used to create the next generation of 5G wireless networks.

FCC antics might damage online gaming
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Friday, 06 April 2018 11:35

FCC antics might damage online gaming


Net neutrality laws need to be restored

The FCC's daft plan to kill off net neutrality laws in the US could have a knock-on effect on online gaming.