Tagged: FCC

FCC Net-Neutrality Plan in Chaos

Tom Wheeler appears to have misjudged public opinion and fellow commissioners as a campaign is mounted to urge him to adapt his proposal on allowing broadband providers to strike special deals with web giants...

Net-Neutrality Advocates Angered by FCC’s Planned New Rules

Net-Neutrality Advocates Angered by FCC’s Planned New Rules

Internet service providers could strike special deals with Internet companies like Netflix or Skype for preferential treatment, under proposals by Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler, violating the ideal of equal access for all...

FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski Stepping Down After Contentious Term: Reports

FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski Stepping Down After Contentious Term: Reports

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski will announce on Friday that he is stepping down, according to multiple reports. Genachowski, who became chairman in 2009, has presided over an agency that has grappled with contentious issues like U.S....