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Pai goes out warning of “yellow peril”
Published in News
Thursday, 21 January 2021 12:06

Pai goes out warning of “yellow peril”


Kicking and screaming back to the 19th century

The man who handed the internet to the US telcos has exited the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) muttering about the dangers of yellow peril.

FCC nets $66.4 billion in 5G sale
Published in Network
Thursday, 24 December 2020 11:37

FCC nets $66.4 billion in 5G sale

 
Hurry up guys there is a lot of corona virus to spread

The Federal Communications Commission's ongoing sale of wireless licences has fetched more than $66.4 billion after three weeks of bidding, a record sum that could alter mobile carriers' prospects for the next decade.

Ajit Pai cleans out his desk in January
Published in News
Tuesday, 01 December 2020 11:18

Ajit Pai cleans out his desk in January


Will go down in history as the man who sold the internet

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has announced plans to depart the commission when President-elect Joe Biden is inaugurated on 20 January.

FCC insists that ZTE is still a security threat
Published in News
Wednesday, 25 November 2020 12:15

FCC insists that ZTE is still a security threat


No proof required

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has rejected a petition from ZTE asking the agency to reconsider its decision designating the Chinese company as a US national security threat to communications networks.

FCC contradicts itself over social media regulation
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It claims has the powers it said it did not have before

The FCC’s arguments that it has the power to become Donald Trump’s censor of social media contradict the arguments it used for another of its controversial decisions – ending net neutrality.

FCC to censor social networking
Published in News
Friday, 16 October 2020 11:15

FCC to censor social networking


Thou shalt not censor Donald Trump

The Federal Communications Commission has said it will step in to ensure that social networking sites will publish and distribute anything that Donald Trump and the Republicans say.

FCC approves Amazon’s Kuiper constellation
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Blotting out the sun

The Federal Communications Commission has approved Amazon’s plans for its Kuiper constellation, which entails sending 3,236 satellites into orbit to beam internet coverage down to Earth.

Trump has cunning plan to regulate social media
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 FCC to change the law

US President Donald Trump is going to make sure that censoring him on social media will open a door to massive civil law suits.

Google Pixel 4a is at the US FCC stage
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 26 June 2020 11:52

Google Pixel 4a is at the US FCC stage


Might actually hit the shops soon

While some have started to wonder if the Pixel 4a will end up as vapourware, a new piece of evidence suggests that it might launch sooner rather than later.

FCC unsure it can meet Trump’s social media demands
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Can’t really take away tech firms' legal protection

Republican Federal Communications Commissioner Mike O'Rielly said he's unsure whether his agency has the authority to carry out President Donald Trump's executive order targeting tech firms' legal protections.