Net neutrality Stories March 19

Mozilla, Reddit, Dropbox, and more call for FCC to reinstate net neutrality

Mozilla is one of a number of tech companies calling for the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to reinstate net neutrality, bringing back rules removed by the previous administration.

Apple has previously expressed its own support for net neutrality

Net neutrality Stories February 21, 2020

Net neutrality repeal under fire after data throttling to fire service vehicle

Attempts to fight the net neutrality repeal continue as the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has been ordered by a court to examine the impacts of repealing the protection.

One incident that may prove significant is when Verizon throttled data service to a fire service vehicle in a way that hampered its ability to fight wildfires…

Net neutrality Stories February 1, 2019

The battle to save net neutrality isn’t over yet. A lawsuit arguing that the Federal Communications Commission overstepped its powers when overturning net neutrality protections goes to court today.

The case is being heard by the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. On one side, the FCC; on the other, 22 state attorneys general and a number of tech giants, among them Reddit, Mozilla, Vimeo and Etsy …

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Net neutrality Stories October 1, 2018

Net neutrality restored to California; Trump administration immediately files lawsuit

When the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) removed net neutrality protections, the Trump administration took an unusual additional step: it made it specifically illegal for states to introduce their own net neutrality laws …

Net neutrality Stories August 21, 2018

22 states ask US appeals court to restore net neutrality, with tech company support

The battle to restore net neutrality protections continues as 22 states plus the District of Columbia have asked a US appeals court to reinstate the 2015 rules – with support from a number of tech companies …

Net neutrality Stories July 17, 2018

GOP congressman tries belt-and-braces approach to restoring net neutrality, with ACLU support [U]

The US Senate may have voted to restore net neutrality, but getting it through the House is a bigger hurdle. However, we’re now at least one step closer thanks to one Republican congressman taking a belt-and-braces approach …

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