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Reactions of Tech Companies on FCC's Vote to Repeal Net Neutrality

Tech Leaders and Politicians React to FCC’s Net Neutrality Repeal

The vote to repeal net neutrality has been made, creating havoc within the online community and tech world. On Thursday, the Republican-controlled FCC finally cast the vote to repeal net neutrality, a move that sent...
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3 Reasons why the FCC is Investing $2b to Bring Broadband to Rural America

Despite supporting the retraction of net neutrality, the FCC is investing in broadband access for rural America. Just think of your life pre-internet: Minesweeper, Jules Verne, and wall ball were great. But remember the first...
SpaceX Satellite Network Soon to be Named 'StarLink'

Meet SpaceX’s Worldwide Satellite Internet ‘StarLink’

Reports are now out that tech billionaire Elon Musk has finally filed for a trademark registration for 'STARLINK'--the supposed name of his future SpaceX satellite network. It was in 2015 when Tesla CEO Elon Musk...
russia moves to block proxies and vpns

Internet Restricted Worldwide as Russia Moves to Block Proxies and VPNs

China has a restrictive firewall blocking specific content from their citizens and Russia may be following suit.  While VPNs and proxies are decent workarounds, will the U.S. share the same fate if Net Neutrality fails...
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Net Neutrality Supporters Plan Internet-wide day of Action

July 12th is a big “day of action” for the proponents of net neutrality, as they plan something of a counter-attack to the FCC’s plan to repeal Title II rules. Last month, the FCC, led...
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Net Neutrality Update: Obama era Open Internet Rules are out

As expected, the FCC voted to kick off the dismantling of Net Neutrality rules just two years after being approved. This constitutes a return to the Clinton-era Internet regulatory framework. In the space of a...
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Net Neutrality: Who is Pushing Back on the Ajit Pai Regulatory Compromise?

Trump's new FCC chairman, Ajit Pai, has successfully pushed for the removal of Obama-era net neutrality regulations. His plan, which he has not fully detailed, includes handing over net neutrality policing to the more lax...
at&t

How AT&T Bought This Wireless Carrier for 3x its Stock Price

We all know that AT&T is a big name in the wireless communications industry, but a recent move has shown us how willing they are to make a big purchase. And the reason they...
net neutrality

Net Neutrality: Congress Just Repealed Internet Privacy

UPDATE 3/28/2017: Today the House of Representatives also confirmed the repeal of new FCC ISP regulations. All that remains is for President Trump to sign the bill. ORIGINAL SYNOPSIS: Obama-era Internet privacy regulations adopted...
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Amazon Prime Air Drones Start Delivering in the UK

Back in 2013, Jeff Bezos revealed the plan for Amazon Prime Air to the world. Three years later, Amazon has made its first successful drone delivery in the United Kingdom. Successful testing often leads...