Trump FCC Chairman Ajit Pai is a former top Verizon executive and now he’s about to hand Verizon billions of dollars in public subsidy by striking down net neutrality rules, which is a really funny coincidence!
Pai apparently agrees. He gave a presentation at the Federal Communications Bar Association (the “telecom prom”) whichRead More
Only two people on the 30-seat FCC advisory panel come from city governments and have experience overseeing telcoms regulation; the other 28 members are executives, consultants, lobbyists and think-tankies from the telcoms sectors.
Instead the FCC loaded the 30-member panel with corporate executives, trade groups and free-market scholars. More than three outRead More
Yesterday’s Net Neutrality day marked unprecedented public participation in the formerly fatally dull realm of telcoms policy, as 1.6 million Americans sent the FCC comments supporting Net Neutrality.
Today, the Internet went all out in support of net neutrality. Hundreds of popular websites featured pop-ups suggesting that those sites had been blockedRead More
AT&T, which has successfully lobbied state governments and the FCC to ban any broadband competition in the markets where it operates, says that its forced arbitration “agreements” aren’t really forced, because people in the markets it serves could just not use the internet.
The risable claim comes in response to a panel ofRead More