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Federal Court Rules FCC Lacks Authority to Regulate Net Neutrality

Alexander Howard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Alexander Howard

The ruling is a significant victory for Comcast , which had been involved in a dispute with the FCC over network filtering of P2P filesharing software.

Companies Win, Consumers Lose in McCain's Tech Plan

Art Brodsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Art Brodsky

McCain's internet policy is the product of a team of advisors that gives lip service to consumers, but when the rubber meets the road, it's the corporations that get most of the goodies.

FCC Commissioner's Scare Tactics Reach New Low

Josh Silver | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Josh Silver

FCC Commissioner McDowell suggests that any FCC decision that supports Net Neutrality -- the idea that the Internet must be free and open -- is somehow tantamount to government regulation of content.

The FCC's Comcast Decision: One Giant Step in a Longer March

Gigi Sohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Gigi Sohn

Nobody should confuse "groundbreaking precedent" with an adequate solution to the problem of broadband service providers using their bottleneck powers to pick winners and losers on the Internet.

F.C.C. Chairman: Comcast "Packing" No Big Deal

Portfolio | Sam Gustin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The Federal Communications Commission acknowledges that Comcast, the nation's largest cable company, paid people to attend last week's public meeting ...

Comcast Floods FCC Hearing With Paid Placeholders: Critics

Portfolio | Sam Gustin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

How big are the stakes in the so-called network neutrality debate now raging before Congress and federal regulators? Consider this: One side in the d...