Items tagged "Net Neutrality"

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FCC Chairman Pai Moves to Strip Americans of Net Neutrality Protections

November 21, 2017 Broadband , consumer protections , FCC , Net Neutrality , Open Internet

Today, the Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai circulated a “Restoring Internet Freedom” draft Order that would roll back the agency’s 2015 Open Internet Order, which created strong net neutrality rules that force broadband providers to treat all internet content and services equally.

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Public Knowledge Urges Senate to Reject FCC Chairman Pai’s Renomination

October 2, 2017 Broadband , Competition , consumer protections , FCC , Net Neutrality

Today, the U.S. Senate plans to vote on Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai’s nomination to remain at the agency. Chairman Pai’s term expired in June 2016. Public Knowledge contends that Chairman Pai should not be confirmed due to his failure to protect consumers and promote competition.

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Public Knowledge Welcomes Net Neutrality Advocates to Washington, D.C. for Day of Advocacy

September 26, 2017 Broadband , Day of Advocacy , FCC , Net Neutrality , Open Internet

This week, Public Knowledge leads a group of public interest and racial justice allies in welcoming net neutrality advocates from across the United States to Washington, D.C. for a “Day of Advocacy.” More than 40 participants volunteered to share their stories in scheduled meetings with their representatives on Capitol Hill.

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Public Knowledge Files FCC Reply Comments to Preserve Net Neutrality Rules

August 30, 2017 Broadband , FCC , Net Neutrality , Open Internet

Today, Public Knowledge filed reply comments on the Federal Communications Commission’s recent Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to roll back the agency’s 2015 Open Internet Order, which created strong net neutrality rules prohibiting broadband providers from unfairly discriminating against particular online content and services.

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Verizon Reportedly Throttling Streaming Services in “Video Optimization” Tests Without Notice

July 21, 2017 FCC , Net Neutrality , Verizon , Zero Rating

Today, reports indicate that Verizon Wireless reduced connection speeds for mobile subscribers accessing streaming video services as part of a “video optimization” systems test. The company issued no warnings to consumers prior to testing, but claims “the customer video experience was not affected”.

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Public Knowledge Partners with Major Websites and Public Interest Groups to Save the Internet

July 12, 2017 Broadband , FCC , Net Neutrality

Today, Public Knowledge joins public interest groups, websites, companies, trade associations, entrepreneurs, video creators, social media fans, and thousands of consumers in the world’s largest online protest to save the internet

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Public Knowledge Welcomes Major Websites to World’s Largest Online Protest to Save Net Neutrality

July 10, 2017 Broadband , FCC , Net Neutrality

Today, Public Knowledge joins public interest groups in welcoming Airbnb, Spotify, and Dropbox to the internet-wide “Day of Action to Save Net Neutrality” scheduled for July 12 to oppose the Federal Communications Commission’s plan to dismantle the agency’s landmark net neutrality rules.

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Public Knowledge Joins Amazon, Reddit, and Fight for the Future to Save Net Neutrality

June 6, 2017 Broadband , Competition , FCC , Net Neutrality , Open Internet

Today, Public Knowledge announced plans to join with other internet advocacy groups and companies like Amazon and Reddit in an internet-wide day of action to preserve the Federal Communications Commission’s landmark net neutrality rules.

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Godfather Director to FCC Chairman Pai: Preserve Net Neutrality Rules for Arts Community

May 18, 2017 Broadband , FCC , Net Neutrality , Open Internet

Today, Public Knowledge launched a video showcasing Francis Ford Coppola’s recent letter to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai asking him to preserve net neutrality rules for the arts community.

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Public Knowledge Opposes FCC Chairman Pai’s Move to Kill Net Neutrality Rules

May 18, 2017 Broadband , FCC , Net Neutrality , Open Internet

Today, the Federal Communications Commission voted to approve a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to roll back the agency’s 2015 Open Internet Order, which created strong net neutrality rules that force broadband providers to treat all internet content and services equally. The FCC’s new proposal, if adopted later this year, would reverse the agency’s Title II classification of broadband service.

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