Your ability to watch and use your favorite apps and services could start to change — though not right away — following the official demise Monday of Obama-era internet protections.
Senate Democrats, joined by three Republicans, pushed through a measure Wednesday intended to revive Obama-era internet rules that ensured equal treatment for all web traffic, though opposition in the House and the White House seems insurmountable.
The expected wave of litigation against the Federal Communications Commission’s repeal of net-neutrality rules has begun.
The news that the Federal Communications Commission had voted 3-2 along party lines to repeal “net neutrality” broke just as Brandon Presley was preparing to speak to the Columbus Exchange Club Thursday at Lion Hills Center.
The Federal Communications Commission repealed the Obama-era “net neutrality” rules Thursday, giving internet service providers like Verizon, Comcast and AT&T a free hand to slow or block websites and apps as they see fit or charge more for faster speeds.
In his 10 years as the Northern District’s Public Service Commissioner, Brandon Presley has emerged as one of a rare breed of Mississippi politicians who seems to have escaped the clutches of narrow partisanship.
The head of the Federal Communications Commission defended his plan to undo the country’s net-neutrality rules by bringing the culture wars to telecommunications policy.
The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission set out Tuesday to scrap rules around open internet access, a move that would allow giant cable and telecom companies to throttle broadband speeds and favor their own services if they wish.
Congressional Republicans on Tuesday accused the Federal Communications Commission of bowing to White House pressure on its “net neutrality” decision, which has angered the nation’s cable and wireless giants.
Net neutrality won the day in Washington, and that wasn’t supposed to happen.