Tag: Tom Wheeler
Didn’t get the memo on Net Neutrality in the U.S.? Here you go.
Your guide to what’s happening in the U.S. battle to save Net Neutrality, the principles that keep the internet open and free.
The World Is Watching: 31 Rights Groups from 21 Countries Urge the FCC to Protect Net Neutrality
This week 31 digital rights groups from some 21 countries on five continents urged the U.S. Federal Communications Commission to pass strong Net Neutrality rules that that would reclassify broadband providers under Title II of the Communications Act. FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler gave encouraging signs that he intends to propose rules that would harness the full extent of the FCC’s authority on February 26, yet members of the U.S. Congress and some ISPs are already on the attack.
Access cheers FCC move toward Net Neutrality
Today U.S. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler confirmed that the agency will move to pass strong Net Neutrality protections later this month. Any action by Congress to roll back FCC authority or threaten common carrier status for broadband providers will meet thunderous opposition, by U.S. users as well as international communities.