net neutrality

Facebook launches an open platform for Internet.org Everyone's invited this time around

Facebook launches an open platform for Internet.org

Facebook has launched an open platform through which developers can tailor their services for Internet.org, giving millions of users across the globe the ability to enjoy basic Internet services for free. Facebook's Internet.org initiative faced a severe backlash in India, with several companies based out of the country withdrawing from the platform citing net neutrality violations....

Harish Jonnalagadda 34
FCC could announce new net neutrality regulations Title II reclassification cometh

FCC could announce new net neutrality regulations

A new report says that the Federal Communications Commission could propose a set of regulations Thursday that would support net neutrality for both fixed and mobile broadband service providers. The proposal is likely to be similar to the ones that President Barack Obama announced in November 2014. The Wall Street Journal reports that FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler will state that broadband...

John Callaham 81
Crushed by a stampede of petitioners, the FCC extends net neutrality comment period

Crushed by a stampede of petitioners, the FCC extends net neutrality comment period

Crushed by a flood of commenters, the FCC has extended the open comment period for their Open Internet proceedings until Friday. When we wrote about the importance of net neutrality back in May, the FCC had opened the door for open comment, and that window was due to close today. But after having been smashed yesterday and today by people like you registering their thoughts with the FCC...

Derek Kessler 48