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Seeking Support for Open Internet, FCC Chairman Plays the Cable Card

Updated 10:15 a.m. PDT LAS VEGAS — FCC chairman Tom Wheeler courted broadcasters’ support for the FCC’s Open Internet rules in his keynote address to the National Assn. 823 more words

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Countdown Clock For Real Net Neutrality Lawsuits Starts Monday

The Net Neutrality rules narrowly approved by the FCC in February and made public in March will finally become part of the Federal Register on Monday, kicking off a 60-day countdown clock for everyone and their Aunt Peg to file a lawsuit to try to block, neuter, or gut the new regulations. 434 more words

Tom Wheeler Inks 2-Script Deal At Sony Pictures Television In TV Return

After focusing exclusively on features for the past few years, writer Tom Wheeler is returning to television with a sizable two-script deal at Sony Pictures TV. 130 more words

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FCC's Tom Wheeler: Courts Will Uphold Net Neutrality

FCC chairman Tom Wheeler predicted that the agency’s recently passed net neutrality rules, in which the agency reclassified the Internet as a Title II common carrier, would survive a challenge in the courts. 485 more words

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FCC Chair: Net Neutrality Is "Right Choice" Because Big ISPs Want "Unfettered Power"

The net neutrality rule hasn’t yet taken effect, but it’s been under heavy political fire for the past few weeks. Lawmakers hauled FCC chairman Tom Wheeler and other FCC commissioners… 541 more words

Time for the FCC to Answer for A Hasty and Deliberate Attack on Big Broadband

In response to the new rules for broadband internet service, two lawsuits have been filed against the Federal Communications Commission.  One suit has been filed by The United States Telecom Association in the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, and another by Alamo Broadband in federal court in New Orleans.   694 more words

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No Surprise Here. Telecom Industry Sues To Block Net Neutrality Rules

A little more than a week after the FCC released the full text of its recently passed Open Internet (aka net neutrality) rule, the telecom industry has done exactly what you’d expect, by filing lawsuits to block the Commission from enforcing the order. 535 more words