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Senate allows bill in the bid to retain US net neutrality

The US Senate voted in favour of keeping open-internet rules in a bid to overturn the FCC decision to repeal net neutrality rules.

17 May 2018 8:01 AM

US 'net neutrality' rules will expire on June 11: FCC

FCC Chairman says the repeal aims to replace “heavy-handed” rules with a “light-touch” approach to Internet regulation.

11 May 2018 1:45 PM

All you need to know about the latest discussion on net neutrality

The new rules proposed by the FCC were set to take effect on 23 April in the USA.

24 Apr 2018 9:04 PM

Wave of lawsuits filed to block net-neutrality repeal

A group of attorneys general for 21 states and the District of Columbia sued on January 16 to block the rules.

17 Jan 2018 11:20 AM

What the FCC rollback of ‘net neutrality’ means to you

On December 14, the FCC repealed Obama-era net neutrality rules, junking the principle that all web traffic must be treated equally.

16 Dec 2017 8:25 AM


FCC kills net neutrality amidst protests, legal challenge expected

A 3-2 vote marked a victory for ISPs in the FCC vote and hands them power over what content consumers can access.

15 Dec 2017 7:46 AM

Net neutrality fans speak up as FCC set to strike down rules

Net-neutrality rules bar cable and phone companies from favouring certain websites and apps - such as their own services.

10 Dec 2017 7:53 AM

Net neutrality fans speak up as FCC set to strike down rules

Net-neutrality supporters protested outside 700 Verizon stores and some 350 people came to chant slogans and wave signs.

09 Dec 2017 7:59 AM

NY attorney general asks for net neutrality vote to be put off

The FCC is expected to vote on Feb. 14 on Chairman Ajit Pai’s plan to scrap the 2015 landmark net neutrality rules.

05 Dec 2017 8:39 AM

What is net neutrality and why does it matter?

Net neutrality regulations, designed to prevent internet service providers from favouring some sites and apps over others.

22 Nov 2017 7:38 AM


FCC chairman sets out to scrap open internet access rules

This is a move that would allow giant cable and telecom companies to throttle broadband speeds and favour their own services if they wish.

22 Nov 2017 7:24 AM

No, you won't be able to make in-flight calls: FCC chairman Ajit Pai

The move wouldn't affect current rules that let passengers use their gadgets during flights, though with cellular connections turned off.

11 Apr 2017 12:22 PM

Trump signs resolution allowing ISPs to sell users’ browsing history

The decision however doesn’t come as a shocker since the White House indicated its support for the decision last week

04 Apr 2017 4:26 PM

Internet providers can now sell user's browser history

The US Senate voted to overturn rules preventing ISPs from selling user’s browsing data without permission.

27 Mar 2017 12:00 PM