The Federal Communications Commission today announced that it plans to punish AT&T to the tune of $100 million for allegedly misleading consumers about unlimited wireless data plans, according to multiple reports.
Passionate support of net neutrality and vocal skepticism of government regulators are two of the few opinions shared by a majority of Redditors, as an FCC commissioner learned first-hand in a Friday AMA.
Federal Communications Commission chairman Tom Wheeler held a press conference alongside colleagues from the Federal Trade Commission and the states attorneys general today to publicly reprimand AT&T for "cramming"—adding fees that customers didn't authorize to phone bills—over the last eight years.
Netflix filed a startling comment with the FCC today: the company wants the Telecommunications Act amended to allow for "a pro-consumer policy of limitless bandwidth," or to put it plainly, so government-run broadband providers can exceed limits set by the law.
What started out as a rocky hearing for Federal Communications Commission chairman Tom Wheeler turned into an opportunity for him to explain at length to lawmakers about the agency’s new rulemaking on net neutrality, opened less than a week ago.
Interrupted only twice by protestors before a packed room and several overflow rooms, the Federal Communications Commission voted along party lines to proceed with establishing new net neutrality rules.
The Federal Communications Commission chairman Tom Wheeler is getting it from all sides on his net neutrality proposal—caught between consumer groups, big Internet companies, and now big broadband providers, all of whom are decidedly unhappy.
Net neutrality isn't the only problem Tom Wheeler has: the Federal Communications Commission chairman also faces a new lawsuit from broadcasters.
Federal Communications Commission chairman Tom Wheeler may have just hit a snag in rushing his net neutrality proposal into the procedure pipeline at the May 15 meeting.
Mozilla on Monday offered an alternative to the Federal Communiations Commission’s controversial proposal to restore net neutrality.