• The New York Times sues the FCC to investigate Russian interference in Net Neutrality decision

    28 days ago - By TechCrunch

    The ongoing saga over the FCC's handling of public comments to its net neutrality proposal continues after The New York Times sued the organization for withholding of information that it believes could prove there was Russian interference.
    The Times has filed multiple Freedom of Information Act requests for data on the comments since July 2017, and now, after reducing the scope of its requests significantly was rejected, it is taking the FCC to court in a bid to get the information.
    The FCC's comment system keeled over in May 2017 over during the public feedback period as more than 22...
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  • Did the FCC hide evidence that Russians were involved in the repeal of net neutrality?

    Did the FCC hide evidence that Russians were involved in the repeal of net neutrality?

    28 days ago - By Phone Arena

    The New York Times has filed a lawsuit against the FCC under the Freedom of Information Act, seeking documents that allegedly reveal the scope of Russian meddling in the repeal of net neutrality. The Obama-era rules forced ISPs and wireless providers to treat all data streams the same. It prevented them from providing a "fast lane" to content streamers willing to pay for a higher resolution stream. It also blocked internet and wireless service providers from banning content that went against these firms' beliefs. The Trump-era FCC voted along party lines to remove net neutrality from the...
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