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
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
The new rules proposed by the FCC were set to take effect on 23 April in the USA.
24 Apr 2018 9:04 PM
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
On December 14, the FCC repealed Obama-era net neutrality rules, junking the principle that all web traffic must be treated equally.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
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 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 supporters protested outside 700 Verizon stores and some 350 people came to chant slogans and wave signs.
09 Dec 2017 7:59 AM
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
Net neutrality regulations, designed to prevent internet service providers from favouring some sites and apps over others.
22 Nov 2017 7:38 AM
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
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
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
The US Senate voted to overturn rules preventing ISPs from selling user’s browsing data without permission.
27 Mar 2017 12:00 PM