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  • House panel adds requirements to ICANN transition

    A U.S. House of Representatives subcommittee has approved a bill that would add new requirements before a government agency ends its oversight of ICANN, the coordinator of the Internet's domain name system.

    Written by Grant Gross11 June 15 01:47
  • US lawmakers push for auctions of gov't spectrum

    A group of U.S. lawmakers has reintroduced legislation aimed at encouraging government agencies to give up their spectrum by allowing the agencies to share in the profits when the spectrum is auctioned to commercial mobile carriers.

    Written by Grant Gross27 March 15 04:16
  • Net neutrality rules: Separating fact from hype

    The net neutrality debate in the U.S. over the past year has been filled with hyperbole, speculation and questionable claims, coming from both sides of the debate.

    Written by Grant Gross21 March 15 04:18
  • US lawmakers push bill to permanently ban Internet access taxes

    A bipartisan group of five U.S. lawmakers has introduced legislation that would permanently ban Internet access taxes, with sponsors saying the bill will help keep the Internet affordable while encouraging innovation.

    Written by Grant Gross10 Jan. 15 08:17
  • US lawmakers to Europe: Don't break up Google

    U.S. lawmakers want their counterparts in the European Parliament to back away from a resolution that would split up Google by separating search engines from other online services.

    Written by Grant Gross27 Nov. 14 02:59
  • Lawmakers call on FCC to reclassify broadband for net neutrality

    The U.S. Federal Communications Commission should reclassify broadband as a regulated public utility in order to achieve net neutrality, but take a "light touch" while doing it, a U.S. lawmaker said Wednesday.

    Written by Grant Gross23 Oct. 14 04:45
  • Majority of large ISPs now using monthly data caps, GAO says

    U.S. broadband providers appear to be embracing monthly data caps, but customers are confused about the amount of data they use and broadband plan options, according to preliminary findings by the U.S. Government Accountability Office.

    Written by Grant Gross30 July 14 02:56
  • Groups pressure US lawmakers with NSA surveillance scorecard

    U.S. lawmakers got a report card on Friday: they've been graded by the Electronic Frontier Foundation and other groups on whether they are effectively reining in the National Security Agency's surveillance programs.

    Written by Grant Gross28 June 14 04:37
  • FCC commissioner calls for delay in net neutrality vote

    The U.S. Federal Communications Commission should delay its scheduled May 15 vote on a new net neutrality proposal because of public outcry that the rules aren't strong enough, a commissioner said.

    Written by Grant Gross08 May 14 23:34
  • Mobile phone unlocking bill loses supporters

    Some former supporters of a mobile phone unlocking bill in the U.S. Congress have withdrawn their support for the legislation because of a new provision added to it as it heads to the House of Representatives floor for a vote.

    Written by Grant Gross25 Feb. 14 19:26
  • US Democratic lawmakers look to restore net neutrality

    A group of Democratic lawmakers have introduced a bill in both the U.S. Senate and the House of Representatives to restore net neutrality rules at the U.S. Federal Communications Commission.

    Written by Grant Gross03 Feb. 14 21:12
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