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Don't let Congress give away your right to privately browse the web

The U.S. House of Representatives plans to vote tomorrow on a resolution that would eliminate the FCC’s broadband privacy rules. Don’t let them.

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FCC drops all inquiries into Binge On and other zero-rating programs

The FCC has dropped all inquiries into one of the most contested parts of net neutrality.

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The FCC's new proposal could break you free from your cable box

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler has announced a new proposal that would allow tech companies to create new experiences around cable TV. The goal would be to give customers more choice in how they watch TV.

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Sprint gets hit with $1.2 million fine over six-month 911 outage

Sprint has been ordered by the FCC to pay a fine of $1.2 million after it was discovered that the carrier's network was unable to properly handle 911 calls from individuals with hearing difficulties.

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AT&T hit with $100 million fine from FCC over throttled data complaints on unlimited plans

AT&T has been hit with a $100 million fine from the FCC in regards to the complaints about throttled data on unlimited plans.

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FCC votes 3-2 to reclassify broadband as a utility, sets new net neutrality rules

The Federal Communications Commission voted 3-2 today to regulate broadband providers like telephone and cable utilities under Title II of the Telecommunications Act. The FCC will also enforce a set of net neutrality rules for those companies. The changes were first proposed earlier this month.

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FCC Chairman states outright: they plan to classify internet access as a utility

It's official, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler wants to reclassify internet service providers as utility providers under the FCC's Title II authority. The move aims to preserve the principles of net neutrality in law, barring ISPs from blocking, throttling, or prioritizing traffic.

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FCC set to propose strong net neutrality rules this week

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.

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AT&T files motion to dismiss FTC's data throttling suit, invokes common carrier status

Late last year, the FTC filed a lawsuit against AT&T, stating that the carrier was throttling data for users on unlimited plans, a practice that has allegedly been going on since 2011. AT&T is now looking to file a motion to dismiss the lawsuit by invoking the Tier II "common carrier" clause, which exempts the carrier from FTC's jurisdiction and places it under the purview of the FCC.

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T-Mobile will pay $90 million to settle "cramming" charges

U.S. carrier T-Mobile has settled charges levied by the FTC and FCC that they charged customers for unwanted services, a settlement that comes to the tune of at least $90 million. The practice, known as "cramming", stemmed from third-party services from "premium SMS" providers for wallpapers, ringtones, horoscopes, celebrity gossip, and more.

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