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FCC told to hold proper net neutrality consultations
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Told to ask people if neutrality repeal has harmed public safety

While the FCC successfully defeated Mozilla's attempt to undo the commission's repeal of net neutrality, the courts have ordered the watchdog to hold public investigations into whether repealing the law to prevent a multi-speed internet has had any negative consequences.

US Democrats introduce a net neutrality bill
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Save the Internet Act

Democrat Speaker Nancy Pelosi has announced that Democrats will introduce a net neutrality bill to replace the open internet rules that were repealed in 2017.

Anti-blocking ISP may have breached net neutrality laws
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By blocking a site it doesn't like

The Swedish ISP Bahnhof shuttered the site of academic publisher Elsevier after it ordered it to close several piracy related domains. Now Sweden's telecoms watchdog is holding an inquiry to determine whether the ISP breached net neutrality rules.

US Democrats to push for net neutrality
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Monday, 10 December 2018 12:26

US Democrats to push for net neutrality


Watching the Pai

US democrats are expected to use their new control over the House of Representatives to force the FCC to start doing its job again.

Telcos sue California
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Thursday, 04 October 2018 10:57

Telcos sue California


We demand that you prop up our monopoly and pay what we tell you

Four lobby groups representing the broadband industry today sued California to stop the state's new net neutrality law which will prevent them creating a two tier internet and charging what they like.

Trump sues California over net neutrality
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Monday, 01 October 2018 12:12

Trump sues California over net neutrality


You must obey the telcos period

Russian-backed US president Donald (Prince of Orange) Trump has sued the State of California for setting up a net neutrality law to stop telco monopolies throttling customers.

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.

Trump's Supreme Court nominee is anti-net neutrality
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So no legal protection

There had been some hopes that the legal system would protect US net neutrality from being handed over ?? the telco monopolies, but it looks like  President Donald (Prince of Orange) Trump has made sure that could not happen.

Killing net neutrality has solved US competition problems
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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.