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Wall Street Journal Editorial Board: The Internet is free again; killing Obama-era rules will remove the FCC as political gatekeeper

”The FCC on Thursday voted 3-2 to approve chairman Ajit Pai’s plan to repeal ‘net neutrality’ rules backed by the Obama Administration that reclassified internet-service providers as common carriers under Title II of the Communications Act of 1934,” The Wall Street Journal Editorial Board writes. 959 more words

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NARUC regulators respond to scrapping of so-called ‘net neutrality’ regulations by U.S. FCC

The National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners has issued the following statement in response to the Federal Communications Commission’s vote yesterday on “Internet Freedom” rules: 534 more words

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The FCC Repeals Internet Regulations After Months Of Wild Protests

Reported by Eric Lieberman | Tech and Law Reporter | 8:43 PM 12/13/2017

URL of the original posting site: http://dailycaller.com/2017/12/13/the-fcc-is-set-to-undo-obama-era-internet-regs-after-months-of-protests/

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) repealed Obama-era internet regulations Thursday in a 3-2 vote, signaling a culmination to a long-winded and highly heated debate.  1,485 more words

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U.S. FCC scraps so-called 'net neutrality' regulations

In a vote Thursday, the U.S. Federal Communications Commission “scrapped so-called net neutrality regulations that prohibited broadband providers from blocking websites or charging for higher-quality service or certain content,” Cecilia Kang reports for The New York Times. 898 more words

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Fraud alert, freeze or lock after Equifax?

After the Equifax breach, clients and friends have been coming to us with questions. Some people are considering placing a fraud alert on their credit file. 994 more words

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Republican senator calls on U.S. Congress to pass 'net neutrality' legislation

”With the net neutrality debate raging at the FCC, it’s easy to forgot that net neutrality remains an issue inside of Congress, too,” Jacob Kastrenakes reports for The Verge. 707 more words

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