FCC investigated over media deal
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Friday, 16 February 2018 13:26

FCC investigated over media deal


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.

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.

FCC is biased in favour of telcos and ISPs
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Friday, 26 January 2018 11:19

FCC is biased in favour of telcos and ISPs


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.

FCC claims US internet is too fast
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Monday, 08 January 2018 10:18

FCC claims US internet is too fast


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.

Pai appears to fear assasination at Consumer Electronics Show
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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.

Trump administration kills off net-neutrality
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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.

Internet founders and pioneers rally to protect net
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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.

Stupid watchdog does not understand how the internet works
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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.

FCC parrots telcos' outright lies
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Thursday, 07 December 2017 12:30

FCC parrots telcos' outright lies


Net neutrality harms the poor and sick, apparently

The FCC is so desperate to bend over to the big US telcos that it has started parroting their lies.

FCC ignored 22 million public comments
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Thursday, 23 November 2017 12:26

FCC ignored 22 million public comments


Democracy is something for other countries

The FCC ignored more than 22 million comments chiming in on the net neutrality debate and only listened to the views of big corporations.