The Death of Net Neutrality and What it Means for Consumers

It finally happened. The repeal of net neutrality laws by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) took effect on Monday. According to the FCC, the repeal will put an end to the “unnecessary, heavy-handed regulations” implemented by the previous administration and…

Did Senate Democrats Really Save Net Neutrality? The House Has Yet to Vote

The US Senate voted on Wednesday to save net neutrality. The chambers used the Congressional Review Act (CRA) to stop the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) decision to undo regulations regarding Internet usage set during the term of President Barack Obama.…

The End is Near: Net Neutrality Rules Set to Expire on June 11

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has announced that net neutrality protections will be repealed on June 11, 30 days after the notice was filed on Thursday. Alongside the expiration, new rules governing Internet service providers will also take effect. According…

Net Neutrality Repeal Takes Effect in April, States are Fighting Back with Last-Minute Lawsuits

The days of net neutrality are numbered. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has finally set April 23 as the date when the Obama-era regulations will cease to take effect according to a copy of the order published on Thursday with…

How Will the Repeal of Net Neutrality Affect Small Business?

The issue of net neutrality has permeated the news, talk shows, and discussion boards for a while now. Different sectors have already voiced their concerns about how repealing net neutrality will affect consumers and businesses. Meanwhile, many people are still…

Net Neutrality Upheld: No Blocking, Throttling or Fast Lanes, Cisco Slams

The US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit released their ruling today upholding the FCC’s current Net Neutrality rules. The ruling stated: But nothing about affording indiscriminate access to internet content suggests that the broadband provider agrees…

Jeb Bush Wants to Get Rid of Net Neutrality Rules

“Federal regulation is holding America back from its potential, stifling job creation, inhibiting growth and responding to the needs of special interests rather than Americans,” says Jeb Bush. And some of those regulations are the recently-imposed Net Neutrality rules that…

AT&T, DirecTV Merger Reportedly Nearing Approval

It appears to be smooth sailing for AT&T in its acquisition of DirecTV, as the merger has reportedly cleared one major hurdle and is about to clear the last. Reuters reports that the Department of Justice has already wrapped up…

Netflix Doesn’t Like the AT&T/DirecTV Merger

If AT&T’s proposed merger of DirecTV is approved, it would create the largest pay-TV provider in the country. And according to Netflix, the merger in its current form is bad for everyone. The streaming company has written a letter to…

Netflix Was a Big Part of Why Regulators Hated Comcast/TWC Merger

By now you’ve probably heard that Comcast has abandoned its push to acquire Time Warner Cable, due to looming concerns that both the Department of Justice’s antitrust division and the Federal Communications Commission were poised to recommend it blocked. “Today,…