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Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica:
FCC starts accepting petitions to deny as well as less formal comments on T-Mobile USA/Sprint merger, all of which can be submitted until August 27   —  FCC starts public interest review—petitions to deny merger must be in by Aug. 27.  —  The Federal Communications Commission will accept petitions …
Jul 20, 2018, 12:20 PMIn context
Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica:
Jul 2, 2018, 7:50 PMIn context
Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica:
Comcast's Xfinity Mobile service now throttles personal hotspot usage on its “unlimited” plan to 600kbps and caps videos at 480p quality unless users pay extra   —  Comcast's Xfinity Mobile service is imposing new speed limits on video watching and personal hotspot usage …
Jul 2, 2018, 1:52 PMIn context
Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica:
EFF files lawsuit asking court to invalidate FOSTA arguing that it amounts to unconstitutional censorship of the Internet violating First and Fifth Amendments   —  Sex work law prohibits speech that's protected by First Amendment, lawsuit says.  —  The Electronic Frontier Foundation has asked …
Jun 29, 2018, 1:35 PMIn context
Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica:
After Senator Wyden's probe into whom the US carriers sell real-time location data to, Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint say they are reexamining the practice   —  Carriers forced to make changes after leak of real-time phone location data.  —  Verizon and AT&T have promised to stop selling …
Jun 19, 2018, 9:50 PMIn context
Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica:
Comcast has disabled its “congestion management” throttling system that it deployed in 2008, but retains data caps and overage fees in 27 states   —  Congestion-management system was deployed after 2008 BitTorrent controversy.  —  Comcast has disabled a throttling system …
Jun 13, 2018, 10:40 PMIn context
Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica:
AT&T says it will not ask SCOTUS to review the decision in FTC's lawsuit over misleading promises of mobile broadband speeds, will pursue settlement   —  AT&T finally gives up attempt to cripple FTC authority over broadband.  —  AT&T has given up its years-long quest to cripple …
Jun 1, 2018, 5:10 PMIn context
Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica:
Senate narrowly votes to block Ajit Pai's repeal of net neutrality rules; the resolution now heads to the House, where it faces long odds   —  Senate defies “armies of lobbyists,” but House may help FCC kill net neutrality.  —  The US Senate today voted to reverse the Federal Communications …
May 16, 2018, 3:53 PMIn context
Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica:
To combat cord cutting, Comcast gives some plans free internet speed increases in OR, WA, and Houston but only to subscribers of both internet and TV service   —  Comcast keeps losing TV subscribers, but it has a new way to fight cord cutting.  —  As streaming video continues to chip away …
May 1, 2018, 11:15 AMIn context
Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica:
The NCTA, CTIA, and USTelecom, trade groups that represent nearly the entire broadband industry, file motions to help the FCC to defend repeal of net neutrality   —  NCTA, CTIA, and USTelecom sign up to defend net neutrality repeal in court.  —  The biggest lobby groups representing broadband providers …
Mar 19, 2018, 7:45 AMIn context

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