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Did the FCC just take the Net back to 2014?
In the 2015 Open Internet order, the FCC changed the classification of broadband Internet from an information service to a telecommunications service, hinging on the agency's to regulate common carriers such as telephone companies, in the 1934 law and ...
What hoteliers need to know about net neutralityHotel Management Magazine
What's next for net neutrality, and when will we see change?
Net neutrality isn't dead for these internet companiesMashable
JURIST -Fast Company
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The Hill

The FCC's defining case for repealing internet regulations
The Hill
Yet much of the online chatter ignores the legal issue upon which the FCC's proposed Restoring Internet Freedom Order will stand or fall. The fate of the agency's repeal proposal, if adopted at its Dec. 14 meeting, will come down to definitions of ...
Is this the day the 'free internet' dies? Or is it all just another
FCC's net neutrality record is plagued by bots, bogus comments, and a reporter's home
The net neutrality vote, explainedMashable
Reuters -Tom's Guide -Wccftech -Battle For The Net
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What does net neutrality repeal mean for Massachusetts municipal internet providers -- or towns without broadband?
Before that, the internet was considered an information service. Under net neutrality, the federal government required internet service providers to treat all data they carry the same. Without the rules, providers are free to set different speeds for ...

IEEE Spectrum

The Net Neutrality Debate Hinges on Defining the Internet
IEEE Spectrum
It was sparked by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission's release of a draft of the agency's Restoring Internet Freedom [PDF] proposal, which would repeal much of a 2015 ruling in favor of net neutrality by classifying the Internet as a ...
Want to Save Net Neutrality? Take It to Court.Daily Beast
With Net Neutrality Vote Looming, Cities Look to Publicly Owned Internet OptionsGovernment Technology
Net neutrality repeal based on false description of Internet, inventors sayArs Technica
Fast Company -Computerworld -Digital Journal -Battle For The Net
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MIIT further regulates the use of domain names
MIIT published a notice on 27 November 2017 to provide further requirements on the use of domain names by internet information services providers (“Notice”). According to the Notice, if the provider is an individual, the domain name used for the ...

As Violence Flares in Ethiopia, Internet Goes Dark
Voice of America
But blocking internet access also makes it more difficult for citizens to assemble peacefully or monitor what's happening on the ground. Full control. Unlike most nations, which have multiple internet service providers (ISPs), Ethiopia's sole ISP ...

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Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Students, the website you've visited at high school will now be seen by your parents and the highest bidder
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
"This type of information is very valuable — to employers, insurance companies, colleges, law enforcement ... to advertisers," he said. The Arrowhead controversy erupted this month after school officials announced they would move in January to a new ...

Madison terminates contract with firm providing internet service to low-income neighborhoods
Closing the digital divide" -- the disparity between people with access to modern information and communications technology and those without -- has been a priority for city leaders for years. The city continues to pursue the broader fiber-to-premise ...


EFF to Court: Accessing Publicly Available Information on the Internet Is Not a Crime
Second, imposing CFAA liability for accessing publicly available information via automated scripts would potentially criminalize all automated “scraping” tools—including a wide range of valuable tools and services that Internet users, journalists, and ...

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