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Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica:
One of Trump's advisers on FCC, Mark Jamison, argued last month that the agency should only regulate radio spectrum licenses, scale back all other functions   —  FCC should handle spectrum licenses, but nothing else, Trump advisor wrote.  —  A Donald Trump advisor who will help set …
Nov 27, 2016, 10:50 PMIn context
Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica:
FCC deletes everything from November 17 meeting agenda after GOP letter urging Tom Wheeler to refrain from passing new rules before Trump's inauguration   —  FCC chair takes all rulemakings off agenda one day after GOP lawmakers' request.  —  The Federal Communications Commission …
Nov 16, 2016, 6:40 PMIn context
Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica:
Republican congressional leaders send letters to FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler urging him to refrain from passing new rules before Donald Trump's inauguration   —  Set-top box rules and other changes could be dead in Obama's final months.  —  Republicans in Congress have urged …
Nov 16, 2016, 1:50 PMIn context
Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica:
AT&T to begin throttling mobile streaming video to 480p resolution in early 2017, but customers can opt out   —  Cellular customers can opt out of “Stream Saver,” which limits video to 480p.  —  AT&T today said it will begin limiting the quality of mobile video for cellular data customers in early 2017.
Nov 11, 2016, 4:05 PMIn context
Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica:
AT&T zero-rating of DirecTV data may violate net neutrality, FCC says   —  AT&T exempts its video from caps, charges other companies for same treatment.  —  The Federal Communications Commission says AT&T may be violating net neutrality rules by allowing DirecTV video to stream without counting …
Nov 10, 2016, 7:00 PMIn context
Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica:
Department of Justice sues DirecTV and its owner, AT&T, claiming collusion with competitors during carriage talks for Los Angeles Dodgers games   —  Dodgers games blacked out after pay-TV companies colluded, DOJ lawsuit says.  —  The Department of Justice today sued DirecTV and its owner …
Nov 3, 2016, 4:15 PMIn context
Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica:
FTC says it may lose ability to effectively regulate companies like Comcast, Google, and Verizon unless ruling from AT&T case is overturned on appeal   —  FTC seeks to reverse AT&T ruling that may gut consumer protection authority.  —  The Federal Trade Commission is worried …
Oct 18, 2016, 7:25 AMIn context
Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica:
FCC to vote Oct. 27 on broadband privacy rules, requiring users to opt in on sharing sensitive data like location, children's information, and browsing history   —  Pay-for-privacy plans won't be banned, but ISPs face new opt-in requirements.  —  The Federal Communications Commission plans …
Oct 6, 2016, 9:00 PMIn context
Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica:
AT&T ends its Internet Preferences program, which analyzed user browsing habits to better target ads   —  Controversial traffic scanning program, Internet Preferences, meets its demise.  —  AT&T is getting rid of Internet Preferences, the controversial program that analyzes home Internet …
Sep 30, 2016, 2:10 PMIn context
Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica:
FCC delays a vote on its plan to open the TV set-top box market after objections by cable industry and disagreements on details among commissioners   —  You'll have to wait longer for free TV apps that replace rented set-top boxes.  —  The Federal Communications Commission has delayed a vote …
Sep 29, 2016, 11:40 PMIn context

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