Items tagged "Open Internet"

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Public Knowledge Calls FCC, FTC Net Neutrality Agreement ‘Honor System’ for Broadband

December 11, 2017 Broadband , FCC , FTC , Net Neutrality , Open Internet

Today, the Federal Trade Commission and the Federal Communications Commission announced an agreement to coordinate consumer protections following the FCC’s Dec. 14 vote to roll back the agency’s net neutrality rules.

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Public Knowledge Responds to FCC Chairman Pai’s Proposal to Gut Net Neutrality Rules

November 22, 2017 Broadband , FCC , Net Neutrality , Open Internet

Today, the Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai published the agency’s “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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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 UN Agency to Avoid Limiting Free Speech, Open Internet in Privacy Discussions

October 16, 2017 International , Open Internet , Privacy , United Nations , WTDC

Today, Public Knowledge signs a joint statement with Access Now and ARTICLE 19 on privacy policy discussions taking place at the World Telecommunication Development Conference (WTDC) in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The WTDC, as part of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) at the United Nations, outlines the strategies and objectives for the global development of information and communications technologies.

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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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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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DC Circuit Court Upholds Open Internet Rules — Again

May 1, 2017 Broadband , FCC , Net Neutrality , Open Internet

Today, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals denied petitions asking the court to reconsider its decision upholding the Federal Communications Commission’s 2015 Open Internet Order. It declined to do so, with an opinion by Judges Srinivasan and Tatel reiterating why the arguments against the previous FCC’s actions are without merit.

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