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FCC Chief Argues That Net Neutrality Won't Gut Broadband Investment

It’s Friday, so you deserve a modest respite. Happily, the Chairman of the FCC, Tom Wheeler, gave a speech today to The Brookings Institution that should provide sufficient argument fodder for the full weekend, at least among policy… 314 more words


Islamist attack and consumer sentiment — 5 things to know today

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Wall Street stock futures are set to open higher on hopes that the Eurozone will avert a Greek default next weekend, despite continued tensions as talks are put on ice till Saturday. 424 more words


FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler Defends Status Quo, Rebuffs Attempts To Open Up Spectrum Auction

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler rejected calls from T-Mobile and others Thursday to expand the amount of wireless spectrum being reserved for small carriers in the upcoming wireless spectrum auction. 277 more words


FCC moves to stop giant companies claiming "small business" credits in auctions

When the FCC ran a spectrum auction last year, everyone was surprised to learn who obtained $3 billion worth of “small business” credits: It was none other than the TV giant, Dish Network, which critics say worked with two tiny companies in order to game the bidding process. 353 more words


What does “Net Neutrality” Mean for the Rest of Us?

So you’ve heard that on June 12 a Federal court denied claims made against the Federal Communication Commission’s net-neutrality, issuing the first step in rolling out the Open Internet Laws and you couldn’t contain your excitement, right? 728 more words


GORDON CROVITZ: Obamanet Shows Its Fangs

Wall Street Journal — The FCC levies a $100 million retroactive fine, and the political favor-seeking is under way.

‘No, no, no, no!” Tom Wheeler shouted at the moderator. 66 more words