FCC Revises Plan To Regulate Internet After Public Outcry

Tech | Giuseppe Macri
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler and commissioners testify before the House Communications and Technology panel on Capitol Hill in Washington

Agency states it won’t allow segregated Web traffic

FCC Crashes Its Live-Stream Video During A Meeting Touting Its New Internet Regulation Proposal

Tech | Giuseppe Macri
FCC Chairman Wheeler listens to public comments during a town hall meeting in Oakland

‘It’s too bad we don’t have those fast lanes’

VICTORY: FCC scraps media survey amid allegations of trying to regulate news

US | Giuseppe Macri
FCC front door
'In the course of FCC review and public comment, concerns were raised that some of the questions may not have been appropriate'

FCC head DENIES allegations that feds are trying to shape news coverage

Politics | Giuseppe Macri
FCC Chairman Wheeler testifies before the House Communications and Technology panel on Capitol Hill in Washington
'The Commission has no intention of regulating political or other speech of journalists or broadcasters'

Feds plan to inspect media for what they cover

Politics | Neil Munro
Ajit Pai FCC Commissioner

GOP appointee wins one round, but the Democrats are planning their countermove

FCC media content probe doesn't seem to be happening

Business | Tim Cavanaugh

Is the regulator abandoning its plan to investigate news organizations?

GOP lawmakers look to ban in-flight cell phone calls

Politics | Caroline May
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‘[I]f passengers are going to be forced to listen to the gossip in the aisle seat, it’s going to make for a very long flight’

FCC plans to interrogate reporters, rank acceptability of content

US | Tim Cavanaugh

Airwaves regulator will probe content, point of view and perceived bias in print, online and broadcast media

FCC program intended for student Internet pays for teacher text messaging

Tech | Josh Peterson

‘Congress did not ask the FCC to subsidize school administrators’ anytime minutes’

McCain works to break up cable bundles, experts push back

Politics | Brendan Thomas
John McCain. AP Images.

GOP senator goes missing from ‘State of Video’ hearing before others cast doubt on proposal

PATEL & RUSSELL: Hail to the bleep

Opinion | Neil Patel & Richard Russell
NFL Offensive Rookie Football.JPEG

It’s not up to the FCC to determine the appropriateness of the Washington Redskins’ name.

Republican FCC commissioner to step down

Tech | Josh Peterson
FCC commissioners. McDowell is second from the right. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images.

Bush appointee Robert McDowell’s pending resignation leaves 1 Republican on 4-person commission

FCC to investigate ban on unlocking cellphones

Tech | Josh Peterson
TC-New Phone

‘Consumers … should not face financial burdens when trying to change providers’

Current TV defends Al-Jazeera, the station's new boss

US | Nicole Lafond
Al-Jazeera network

Congressman still has ‘legitimate concerns’ about foreign-owned news channel

FTC concludes Google investigation amid lack of evidence of unfair practices - TheDC

Tech | Josh Peterson
Barack Obama and Eric Schmidt at Google. Getty Images.

Competitors and others charge special treatment because of Obama relationship

FCC: Cell towers hit during Sandy need fuel - TheDC

Tech | Josh Peterson
Superstorm Gas Pumps

Comms services for affected areas being restored despite need for fuel to power cell towers’ back up generators

Support withers for FCC Internet tax - TheDC

Politics | Josh Peterson

Backers viewed proposal as a vehicle to ensure broadband coverage in underserved areas

Norquist, conservative groups petition FCC in favor of latest Verizon deal - TheDC

Tech | Josh Peterson
Grover Norquist

‘Consumers will see substantial net benefits from expanded coverage enabled by additional spectrum’

FCC stays mum on ties to left-wing lobbyists - TheDC

Politics | Josh Peterson

Commission rejects numerous Freedom of Information Act requests from conservatives regarding net neutrality