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Net Neutrality

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  • Al Franken takes Senate job seriously (he's still funny in private)

    It must be said at this point: Sen. Al Franken is just dull. How dull is he? He says the most memorable conversation he's had as a senator — "hilarious" even — was a wonkish discussion with former President Clinton about how to finance...
  • A (rather misleading) message from Comcast on net neutrality

    Say this for Politico and the daily Playbook emails it blasts out to a large circle of Washington opinion makers and their ilk: They make it easy to keep track of the latest lobbying balderdash put out by big corporations. That's because the lobbying...
  • New York Mayor Calls for Conditions on Comcast-Time Warner Cable Merger

    New York Mayor Bill de Blasio is not calling for the FCC to reject Comcast's proposed merger with Time Warner Cable, but he is asking that they impose a series of conditions on the transaction, including an expansion of lower-cost Internet service and...
  • L.A. Mayor Garcetti seeks FCC review of Dodgers channel impasse

    L.A. Mayor Garcetti seeks FCC review of Dodgers channel impasse
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is asking federal regulators to examine the stalemate between Time Warner Cable and other pay-TV operators that's prevented much of the region from watching Dodgers baseball this season. Garcetti's request came late...
  • FCC Extends Deadline for Net Neutrality Reply Comments

    The Federal Communications Commission has added a few more days for interested parties to weigh in on the 1.1-plus million comments that have already been filed regarding the agency's proposal for new net-neutrality rules governing Internet providers....
  • Showbiz Democrats Rally to Keep Party's Grip on Senate in Midterm Elections

    One of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's online attack ads against Democratic opponent Alison Grimes featured her picture lined up next to President Obama, Woody Allen and Barbra Streisand. Get it? Unpopular president + scandalized filmmaker +...
  • 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...
  • U.S. extends deadline for 'net neutrality' comments to Sept 15

    U.S. extends deadline for 'net neutrality' comments to Sept 15
    U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Friday said it would accept public comments on its proposed new "net neutrality" rules through Sept. 15, giving Americans extra time to weigh in on how they think Internet traffic should be regulated. The FCC has...
  • Obama Indicates Opposition to Internet 'Fast Lanes'

    When President Obama spoke at the U.S.-Africa Business Forum on Tuesday, he was asked about his position on net neutrality, the rules of the road for the Internet that are pending before the FCC. At the center of the debate is whether the FCC will pass...
  • FCC Urged by Lawmakers to End Dodgers' TV Impasse

    A group of Los Angeles area congressional representatives are calling on the FCC to mediate an impasse between Time Warner Cable and other multichannel providers that has left about 70% of the region's viewers unable to get access to the cabler's...