May 16, 2014
by Max Slater
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) adopted new Internet traffic rules on Wednesday in light of a recent court decision, which struck down former rules requiring broadband providers to employ nondiscriminatory practices in the treatment of Internet content. This former practice is known ...[read more]
April 25, 2014
by Bradley McAllister
Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler on Thursday announced plans to adopt new rules to protect open Internet access and ensure Internet service providers (ISPs) promote transparency with their consumers. Experts say the new rules will create a "fast lane" for certain ...[read more]
April 3, 2014
by Ann Schober
The European Parliament voted on Thursday to appove a proposal prohibiting Internet service providers (ISPs) from enhancing or restricting services for selected Internet traffic. The proposed "net neutrality" law, approved by a 534-25 vote with 58 abstentions, aims to treat all Internet traffic ...[read more]
February 20, 2014
by Cynthia Miley
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced Wednesday that it will not appeal the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit decision striking down the FCC's rules requiring broadband providers to employ nondiscriminatory practices in the treatment of Internet content. ...[read more]
January 15, 2014
by Samuel Franklin
The US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on Tuesday struck down Federal Communications Commission (FCC) rules that required broadband providers to employ nondiscriminatory practices in the treatment of Internet content. In a 63-page opinion, Judge David Tatel explained how the ...[read more]
September 10, 2013
by Benjamin Minegar
A three-judge panel for the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit suggested Monday during oral arguments that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) 2011 "Open Internet" rules may be invalidated in whole or in part. Verizon has filed suit twice in three years alleging that ...[read more]
June 22, 2012
by Cody Harding
On June 22, 2011, Dutch lawmakers passed a network neutrality law, prohibiting mobile operators from blocking or charging consumers fees for using Internet-based communication services. The law prevents operators, including KPN, Vodafone and T-Mobile from imposing extra fees for free services. The ...[read more]
December 1, 2011
by Meagan McElroy
On December 1, 2010, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) proposed new regulations requiring transparency on the part of Internet Service Providers (ISP) to help consumers make better decisions about services, preserve open access to all lawful Internet content and protect freedom of speech ...[read more]
September 21, 2011
by Clay Flaherty
On September 21, 2009, Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Julius Genchowski proposed "net neutrality" regulations that prevented Internet providers from restricting access to particular services. The regulations required transparency of Internet broadband networks to help consumers ...[read more]
June 22, 2011
by Maureen Cosgrove
Dutch lawmakers on Wednesday passed a network neutrality law, which prohibits mobile operators from blocking or charging consumers fees for using Internet-based communication services. The law, passed by the Dutch Parliament's lower house, the Tweede Kamer, will prevent operators including KPN, ...[read more]

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