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Net Neutrality

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  • FCC looking into disputes between Netflix and Internet providers

    FCC looking into disputes between Netflix and Internet providers
    Federal regulators are looking into disputes between Netflix Inc. and broadband service providers such as Comcast Corp. and Verizon Communications Inc. to determine if consumers are being harmed by complex, behind-the-scenes deals that govern Internet...
  • FCC Looks at Why Netflix Subscribers Are Getting Poor Signals From ISPs

    The FCC has begun looking into Comcast and Verizon's deals with Netflix as part of an overall inquiry into so-called "interconnection agreements" -- pacts that content companies make to connect their traffic with Internet providers and deliver it the last...
  • Netflix complaints about ISPs get FCC's attention, but how much else?

    Netflix complaints about ISPs get FCC's attention, but how much else?
    Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler has been saying for months that he's concerned about the amount of power that last-mile Internet service providers such as Comcast and AT&T have in negotiations with other ISPs. On Friday, Wheeler...
  • Democrats' Net Neutrality Bill Faces Long Odds

    Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) and Rep. Doris Matsui (D-Calif.) introduced legislation to require that the FCC ban paid prioritization agreements between Internet providers and content companies, even though the bill will have trouble getting very far in...
  • A bill to ban paid prioritization by ISPs makes sense, has no chance

    A bill to ban paid prioritization by ISPs makes sense, has no chance
    Joined by four other Democrats active on tech issues, Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, unveiled legislation Tuesday that charts a sensible, middle-ground path on net neutrality. Naturally, it has no chance of...
  • Mayors To Consider Resolution Urging FCC to Classify Internet Like a Utility

    When the U.S. Conference of Mayors gathers in Dallas this weekend, among the many resolutions they will consider is one urging the FCC to take a controversial step as a way to establish strong net neutrality rules. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, San...
  • Head of WGA West on Why Hollywood Needs Net Neutrality

    The battle for an open Internet continues to gain allies. This weekend a proposal in support of net neutrality backed by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and the mayors of San Francisco, Seattle and Tucson will be considered by the U.S. Conference of...
  • L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti Taps New Arts Chief

    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has nominated Danielle Brazell as the new general manager of the city's Department of Cultural Affairs. Garcetti's selection of Brazell as cultural affairs chief must be confirmed by the City Council. Brazell is the...
  • Should net neutrality rules stop T-Mobile's music streaming offer?

    Should net neutrality rules stop T-Mobile's music streaming offer?
    When T-Mobile announced the other day that it would exempt streaming music services from its wireless data caps, I thought it was the best reason yet for Washington to stop the company from being swallowed up by Sprint. But some consumer advocates thought...
  • Netflix Inks Time Warner Cable Pact to Pay for Direct Internet Connections

    Netflix has agreed to pay Time Warner Cable for guaranteed bandwidth to deliver its streaming-video service to the cable operator's broadband users, following similar deals with Comcast, AT&T and Verizon. The No. 1 streaming service, which represents...
  • Netflix, Time Warner Cable reach deal on streaming quality

    Netflix Inc. has signed a deal with Time Warner Cable that should bring more consistent, high-quality streams of movies and TV shows to the cable company's Internet subscribers. “Time Warner Cable reached an agreement with Netflix in June and we...