Why The FCC's Proposed Internet Rules May Spell Trouble Ahead

Tech | The Conversation
A man passes a screen showing a visualisation of the internet at the Telekom exhibition stand during the CeBIT trade fair, the world's biggest computer and software fair, in Hannover March 13, 2016. REUTERS/Nigel Treblin

Users should get what they pay for

FCC Wants To Get Rid Of One Of The Most Annoying Things In The World

US | Eric Lieberman
The Office - Telemarketer Scene [YouTube/Screenshot - User: nemca21]

’29 billion of them in 2016′

The Government's Attempts To Regulate The Internet Hit A Huge Five-Year Roadblock

US | Eric Lieberman
Then-Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Commissioner Ajit Pai (L) and then-FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler testify at a House Appropriations Financial Services and General Government Subcommittee hearing on the FCC's FY2016 budget, on Capitol Hill in Washington March 24, 2015. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

‘We need to fire up the weed whacker and remove those rules’

America's Favorite Cell Phone Perk Is Coming Back, Thanks To FCC Reversing Obama Regs

Business | Eric Lieberman
Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Commissioner Ajit Pai testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee's Privacy, Technology and the Law Subcommittee hearing on "Examining the Proposed FCC Privacy Rules" on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, on May 11, 2016. (Photo credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

‘The truth is that consumers like getting something for free’

Verizon Rolling Out Unlimited Data Plan As FCC Leadership Changes

Business | Eric Lieberman
Ft. Wayne - Circa September 2016: Verizon Wireless Retail Location. [Jonathan Weiss / Shutterstock, Inc.]

‘We also fundamentally want you to have more choice’

AT&T Is Offering Free DirecTV, Obama's FCC Says It Violates Net Neutrality

Business | Eric Lieberman
AT&T Corporate logo and signage on a downtown central office. [Shutterstock - Jonathan Weiss]

‘the video entertainment marketplace is ripe for disruptive change’

FCC Lobbied To Block Free Mobile Data For Consumers

Business | Robert Donachie
Women on cellphones (Credit: Antonio Guillem/Shutterstock)

‘Consume up to half of the data on your mobile broadband bill’

FCC Launches Multi-Billion Dollar Auction That Will Likely Change The Face Of Media

Tech | Ted Goodman
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) logo is seen before the FCC Net Neutrality hearing in Washington February 26, 2015. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

Auction seeks to meet increasing consumer demand for additional wireless broadband

For Smartphone Users, Spectrum Is Speed

Opinion | Scott Cleland
US-INTERNET-FCC

No more spectrum supply and exploding demand will slow smartphone Internet access to the speed of government.

Washington's Push To Stop Corporate Welfare And Cronyism Must Extend To T-Mobile

Opinion | Drew Johnson
A T-Mobile store sign is seen in Broomfield, Colorado

The FCC must follow the lead of Congress and begin to weed out cronyism

New FCC Rules Would Keep Big Firms From Taking Small Business Credits

Business | Peter Fricke
Wheeler and Pai testify before a Senate Appropriations Financial Services and General Government Subcommittee hearing on the FY2015 budget justification for the FCC, on Capitol Hill in Washington

FCC Chairman tightens rules for small business credits, rejects T-Mobile request to reserve more spectrum

T-Mobile Is Masterfully Playing The Media In Order To Lobby Anti-Consumer Legislation, Critics Say

| Peter Fricke

Experts claim he’s employing successful marketing strategy to lobby government for favors

Failed Mergers Biggest Obstacle In DISH's Bid For T-Mobile

Business | Peter Fricke

Previous deals earn DISH CEO difficult reputation; T-Mobile skeptical of merger

T-Mobile's Support For Title II Could Earn It Favors From The FCC

Business | Peter Fricke

Tech scholar says ‘I think this is a quid pro quo’

SIM-Card Maker Says Billions Of Cellphones Are Secure Despite Massive NSA Hack

Tech | Giuseppe Macri
A SIM card of Vodafone is pictured in front of a letter of Vodafone in Dortmund

‘Initial conclusions already indicate that Gemalto SIM products are secure’

FCC/FTC Commissioners: 'The Internet Isn't Broken, And We Don't Need The President's Plan To 'Fix' It'

Tech | Giuseppe Macri
Ajit Pai. Getty Images

‘We should have an open, transparent debate about whether the president’s plan for Internet regulation is right for America’s consumers’

Kim Kardashian Invited To Speak At Tech Conference

Entertainment | Kaitlan Collins

The reality star headlines alongside CEOs of YouTube and T-Mobile

Report Shows Mobile Carriers Made Hundreds Of Millions Of Dollars From Unauthorized Charges

Tech | Josh Evans
A man uses a smartphone in New York City

‘Cramming on wireless phones has been widespread and has caused consumers substantial harm’

T-Mobile Charged With Deceptive Billing Practices

Tech | Josh Evans
A T-Mobile store sign is seen in Broomfield, Colorado

‘It’s wrong for a company like T-Mobile to profit from scams against its customers’