Internet founders and pioneers rally to protect net
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A last stand for sanity

More than 20 internet pioneers and leaders including the “father of the internet”, Vint Cerf and the inventor of the world wide web, Tim Berners-Lee, have urged the FCC to cancel its vote to repeal net neutrality.

Stupid watchdog does not understand how the internet works
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Despite having it explained to them

You would think that the body in charge of regulating telecoms and the internet in the US might understand how it works, but according to the Electronic Frontier Foundation the watchdog is clueless.

FCC parrots telcos' outright lies
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Thursday, 07 December 2017 12:30

FCC parrots telcos' outright lies


Net neutrality harms the poor and sick, apparently

The FCC is so desperate to bend over to the big US telcos that it has started parroting their lies.

FCC ignored 22 million public comments
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Thursday, 23 November 2017 12:26

FCC ignored 22 million public comments


Democracy is something for other countries

The FCC ignored more than 22 million comments chiming in on the net neutrality debate and only listened to the views of big corporations.

US States must not create net neutrality laws
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Wednesday, 22 November 2017 12:27

US States must not create net neutrality laws


FCC warns against filling the vacuum

Now that the Federal Communications Commission has ditched net neutrality rules, it has warned US states not to fill the vacuum and create laws of their own.

Verizon wants to stop states protecting consumer privacy
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Wagging the watchdog's tail


Showing the mood of the US telcos, Verizon sent a letter and white paper to the FCC, demanding that the regulator step in to stop States regulating against telco’s snooping on citizens.

FCC tells Apple to turn on its FM radio function
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Stop Apple fanboys from dying

Fruity cargo cult Apple has a problem with allowing users to have a radio function on their iPhones – it wants them to use its expensive Apple Play instead.

FCC spinning like crazy on DDoS attack
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Monday, 24 July 2017 11:11

FCC spinning like crazy on DDoS attack


Regulator is not providing the paperwork

The US FCC is acting suspiciously over a DDoS attack which apparently forced it to shut down its net neutrality comment system in May.

How the US government killed off mobile phones
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We could have had the first 72 years ago

The world could have had mobile phones more than 40 years ago but the concept was killed off by the US government which considered them too niche and refused to give out any spectrum.

Republicans back mobile message spam
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Wednesday, 24 May 2017 12:26

Republicans back mobile message spam


It is what the corporates want


As part of making America Great again, the Republicans are sponsoring a bill which will allow corporations to leave sales messages on your mobile phone.