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FCC Unveils Final Draft Of Its Net Neutrality Rule Removal

One year ago   |   By Android Headlines

The FCC has officially unveiled the final proposal that could see net neutrality rules eliminated completely. Back in 2015, a series of rules were put into force that disagreed with actions such as blocking, throttling or any kind of paid prioritization. With today's draft, though, the FCC is moving forward with plans to scrap these rules altogether, just six months after initially starting the rollback of net neutrality rules.
The Federal Communications Commission has stated that 2015's ruling was “misguided” and led to “erroneous conclusions,” while also arguing that the new plan will...
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If Portugal is a net neutrality nightmare, we're already living in it

If Portugal is a net neutrality nightmare, we're already living in it

One year ago   |   By The Verge

A few weeks ago, as it seemed more and more likely that FCC chairman Ajit Pai would successfully dismantle US net neutrality rules, California Congressional representative Ro Khanna tweeted an alarming-looking screenshot from Portuguese mobile carrier Meo. “In Portugal, with no net neutrality, internet providers are starting to split the net into packages,” he wrote.
Since October 26th, this message has been retweeted over 58,000 times, and liked over 46,000 times. As Techdirt pointed out , it looks remarkably similar to a satirical chart showing internet services split into cable-style...
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FCC makes move to repeal net neutrality protections

FCC makes move to repeal net neutrality protections

One year ago   |   By Gamasutra

FCC chairman Ajit Pai's 200-page proposal would eliminate all but one of the existing net neutrality protections in a bid to stop the federal government from "micromanaging the internet." ...
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