By Denis Pombriant on June 15, 2016
In these corporatist times replete with the second coming of the Robber Barons, it was particularly gratifying yesterday to see that a three judge panel sitting on the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia sided with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to ensure net neutrality. Why the 2-1 decision was not […]
By Michael Fauscette on February 4, 2015
It was rumored for the past few weeks that this would be the week that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) would preview new rules to protect net neutrality (if you want more background on net neutrality and the issues I wrote this post last year). Today on Wired.com, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler explained the proposal […]
By Michael Fauscette on March 10, 2014
I was working on some more research on business model innovation the other day and as I thought about the role of the Internet in business model disruptions over the past 15+ years, I couldn’t keep my mind from wondering back to something that has troubled me for the past couple of weeks, the proposed […]
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By Michael Krigsman on October 4, 2010
Following an investigation with the FCC, Verizon Wireless agreed to credit customers who were erroneously charged for accessing data services on their cell phone.
By Jeff Nolan on April 6, 2010
Comcast won a major legal case it filed against the FCC regarding Comcast’s attempt to throttle BitTorrent traffic on their network. The FCC fined Comcast on the grounds that it violated their net neutrality policy, and Comcast took them to court arguing that not only were they wrong to regulate internet data on the grounds […]
By Jeff Nolan on October 22, 2009
One sobering thought to think about while you are celebrating the FCC’s decision to move forward with net neutrality regulations is that for the first time the FCC is asserting itself as the authority to regulate how the web is governed.
With Thursday’s vote, the five-member panel began the process to move forward with […]