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Ed Markey spoke about his recent efforts to overturn the Federal Communications Commission's decision to repeal net neutrality to a crowd of over 500 people ... Former FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler said three out of four American homes have one choice for high speed connection to the internet, at most.
She was accessible, well-informed, and a good listener. During my time at the FCC, Commissioner Clyburn was an amazing boss, and remains a dear friend. WISPA [wishes]her all the best in her new endeavors beyond the FCC: she will be sorely missed.” Former FCC Commissioner Tom Wheeler tweeted ...

In December, the Trump administration's Federal Communications Commission rescinded so-called net neutrality rules preventing cable companies, wireless ... The bill also has the support of Tom Wheeler, the former FCC chairman who spearheaded the repealed federal protections, and advocacy groups ...
President Trump's Federal Communications Commission chairman, Ajit Pai, served as the executioner last December. He and the Republican ... In 2015, then-FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler put through a rule giving the commission the authority to regulate such behavior. (In effect, he was reversing an action ...
Check out this Intelligence Squared debate on Net Neutrality. I love the Intelligence Squared show, which I listen to on KQED in the Bay Area. This episode hasn't aired yet, but the video format is up on YouTube now. It features former FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler and Mozilla Chairwoman Mitchell Baker ...
By Edward J. Markey and Tom Wheeler April 19, 2018 ... President Trump's Federal Communications Commission has repealed Net neutrality protections, which will allow your Internet service provider to create “fast lanes” for people able to pay for them, while the rest who can't afford it get stuck waiting in ...

Mignon Clyburn, one of five commissioners for the Federal Communications Commission and a staunch supporter of net neutrality, announced her ... of the official tenure of Obama-nominated Tom Wheeler, who Clyburn helped to push the FCC three years ago to pass the strictest net neutrality rules to date.
In 2016, the Federal Communications Commission imposed similar requirements on the companies that provide internet service, forcing them to offer an ... Congress passed a law this year, signed by President Trump, that not only repealed the protections but also prohibited the F.C.C. from ever again ...
“For more than four decades, Tom Wheeler has been involved in telecom, and the results of his work at the FCC—including adoption of Net Neutrality, privacy protections and increased cybersecurity—are still highly relevant topics in today's world,” Munson said. “Our graduates and their families will surely ...
It opens the door to things like paid prioritization, where companies can charge you more money for accessing content at acceptable speeds. The writing is on the wall here. Comcast used to pledge to uphold net neutrality principles. The day after the FCC announced it would move to kill Tom Wheeler's ...
The Department of Homeland Security's Jeannette Manfra and former Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler debated the role that regulations should play in encouraging private industry to adopt cybersecurity measures. “I think there is a tremendous amount of work that can be ...
Law360, Washington (February 14, 2018, 9:38 PM EST) -- Former FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler derided the absence of his former agency in efforts to enhance U.S. cybersecurity infrastructure during a Wednesday panel at the Brookings Institution, stressing the need for active enforcement and more "agile regulation," ...
WASHINGTON — Last April, the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, Ajit Pai, led the charge for his agency to approve rules .... In 2015, the inspector general's office looked into possible coordination between the Obama administration and the F.C.C. chairman at the time, Tom Wheeler, ...
That amount would raise broadband availability from 86 percent to 98 percent of the country, according to a Federal Communications Commission report released during the Obama administration. ... The FCC paper was issued in the final days of then-Chairman Tom Wheeler's term. The FCC rescinded the ...
WASHINGTON — The obituary for net neutrality — regulations governing how internet service providers deliver online traffic — had hardly been posted by the Federal Communications Commission in January when politicians rushed to resurrect it from the dead. Since the FCC voted 3-2 to repeal the ...
“Recently, however, the leadership (Democrat Tom Wheeler was Chairperson at the time) has refused to let the Commission vote on items where two Commissioners have made such a request. Given this trend, as well as others, I commend the subcommittee for focusing on the issue of FCC process reform ...
Misunderstanding has driven the outcry over the repeal of network neutrality rules, a move that actually will strengthen consumer protection and supports industry investment in broadband networks, a Federal Communications Commission member told a conference of telecom and tech policy lawyers.

The Republican-controlled Federal Communications Commission (FCC) wants you to think that its recent decision to repeal net neutrality rules and ... Feld said Pai clearly wants to show that "everything was awful" under former FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler, an Obama appointee and Democrat, and that the ...
According to the report, broadband deployment progress “slowed dramatically” after the Title II Order that regulated broadband Internet access service as a utility, was passed under the Tom Wheeler-led FCC in 2015. By overturning the order, the FCC said in the report that it has removed regulatory barriers ...
Ajit Pai had a dilemma when overseeing the creation of the Federal Communications Commission's new Broadband Deployment Report. .... deployments were planned during the Obama administration and can be directly attributed to FCC policies under Obama and then-FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler.
Rob Bliss called his protest “Restoring Automotive Freedom at The FCC,” a dig at the title of Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai's ... put out a net neutrality ad,” said Gigi Sohn, former counselor to former FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler, in an interview with this news organization this week.
The FCC under chairman Ajit Pai changed course from the commission of his predecessor, Tom Wheeler, and eliminated some local ownership rules — the newspaper/broadcast and radio/TV crossownership rules — and modified others. But both the Wheeler and Pai approaches needed to be responsive ...
The FCC released the 2016 Sec. 706 report Notice of Inquiry in August 2016, but did not issue a report on the findings before FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler exited in January 2017. Reports under Democratic chairmen had concluded that since advanced communications was not available to all, and since ...
However, the FCC's (Federal Communications Commission) previous directive stipulated that the ISP should notify customers before sharing any user data for ... On Feb 26, 2015, the FCC under the chairmanship of Tom Wheeler adopted Net Neutrality implying an open-Internet atmosphere, which would ...
O'Rielly said Congress would need to weigh in, ultimately, but he supported the FCC review since that congressional "weigh-in" did not look like it was forthcoming. The FCC under chair Tom Wheeler eliminated the cap, but Pai restored it, saying it had to be considered in tandem with the 39% cap, which ...
The termination of the Federal Communications Commission's data privacy and security rules, along with the end of net neutrality, leave the telecoms ... Former FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler's 2015 net neutrality order classified ISPs as “common carriers” under Title II of the Communications Act, which set ...
The FCC revamped the Lifeline program under previous chair Tom Wheeler, but current FCC chair Ajit Pai opposed not only many of those changes but the process that produced them, including the collapse of a last-minute bipartisan deal between the Republicans and Democratic Commissioner Mignon ...
The Federal Communications Commission is making its latest determination of whether broadband is being deployed to all Americans quickly enough, ... By contrast, the fact sheet for the previous broadband progress report—released by then-Chairman Tom Wheeler—included numerous data points about ...
... by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and its impact on internet customers. Last December, Rosenworcel was one of only two commissioners on the five-member FCC to vote against rescinding net neutrality regulations, implemented in 2015 under Democratic FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler.
Ajit Pai, FCC Chairman appointed by President Donald Trump, sought to revoke these. The commission voted on December 14, 2017, with a 3-2 vote revoking the rules. Tech companies like Google, Facebook, and Netflix have come out in support of Net Neutrality. Former FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler, ...
WASHINGTON - Fifty Senate lawmakers have endorsed a legislative measure to override the Federal Communications Commission's recent decision to ... That debate broke into the public consciousness in 2015, as the FCC under chairman Tom Wheeler took the step of regulating Internet providers like ...
14, 2017 photo, Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai arrives for an FCC meeting where they will vote on net neutrality in ... That debate broke into the public consciousness in 2015, as the FCC under chairman Tom Wheeler took the step of regulating Internet providers like legacy ...
WASHINGTON – Fifty Senate lawmakers have endorsed a legislative measure to override the Federal Communications Commission's recent decision to deregulate the broadband industry, top Democrats said Monday. The tally leaves supporters just one vote shy of the 51 required to pass a Senate ...
LAS VEGAS -- Less than a month after pushing a vote in the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to end rules protecting "net neutrality" on the ... by then FCC chief Tom Wheeler, defined the Internet as a "common carrier" ensuring free access to all its users, similar to radio and terrestrial television.
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted to undo a 2015 decision by former FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler classifying the internet as a public utility. FCC commissioners on December 14 approved the Restoring Internet Freedom Order, proposed by Chairman Ajit Pai in May 2017. The action ...
Now that the Federal Communications Commission has voted to repeal the Obama administration's Title II internet regulation and the dialogue is a little ... that the only acceptable approach to Net Neutrality was to regulate Broadband providers under Title II, his FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler dutifully agreed.
In his call for regulation of the Internet sector—and not just of the Internet service providers whom he wanted to bow to net neutrality—former Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler is even going after Obama White House pals and frequent guests Google and Facebook, as well as ...
Tom Wheeler, the former chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) under President Obama, on Wednesday called for internet giants like Facebook and Google to be regulated. “It is time to recognize that the most powerful companies in the country should not be making their own rules,” ...
Enlarge / Then-President Barack Obama and Tom Wheeler, his nominee for chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, in May 2013. ... Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai has been saying for years that the FCC imposed net neutrality rules in 2015 largely because ...
In early December 2014, the FCC, then led by Tom Wheeler, announced it would delay tackling net neutrality until 2015. Conservatives attributed this delay to Obama's meddling, and pointed to a Wall Street Journal article noting that there were “unusual, secretive efforts inside the White House, led by two ...
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit has denied a petition from Prometheus Radio Project that it effectively stay the FCC's November vote to ... The FCC under chairman Ajit Pai changed course from the commission of his predecessor, Tom Wheeler, and eliminated some local ownership rules--the ...
AT&T was awarded $428 million in annual funding by the FCC in August 2015, when Tom Wheeler was the chairman, to deploy 10Mbps internet to rural areas. As part of that, AT&T was required to deploy broadband to 1.1 million rural homes and businesses over six years, and had to complete 40 percent ...
Former Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler says a “mind-boggling” National Security Council proposal to nationalize next-generation “5G” wireless networks flowed directly from the current FCC leadership's decision to abandon cybersecurity initiatives launched under the ...
The FCC under chairman Ajit Pai changed course from the commission of his predecessor, Tom Wheeler, and eliminated some local ownership rules--the newspaper/broadcast and radio/TV crossownership rules--and modified others. But both the Wheeler and Pai approaches needed to be responsive to a ...
Leading the FCC at the time was Tom Wheeler. Wheeler was the former president of both the NCTA-The Internet & Television Association, and the CTIA-The Wireless Association, and so was intimately familiar with how ISPs operated, for better and for ill. What Wheeler saw were ISPs operating more in ...
... calling on the Federal Communications Commission to rethink its proposal to ... If the FCC were to downgrade the minimum benchmark definition of ... Chairman Tom Wheeler, established a requirement for broadband that ...
Republican members of the Federal Communications Commission initially ... Democratic lawmakers and former FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler.
“Broadcast licenses are a public trust,” said Tom Wheeler, who until ... the Federal Communications Commission, appointed by President Barack Obama. ... it would be an interesting situation to see what the Trump F.C.C. did.
Under the new leadership of Trump appointee Ajit Pai, the FCC has now made it easier to approve Sinclair's expansion. Tom Wheeler is the ...
TOM WHEELER, Former Chair, Federal Communications Commission: The Trump FCC has, in one very short period, moved to change three ...


 

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