Senate Democrats seek vote to restore net neutrality

May 9, 2018
A group of senators — mostly Democrats — plans to file a petition Wednesday to force a Senate vote on restoring net neutrality, the Obama-era rule that said all internet traffic must be treated equally. The Federal Communications Commission repealed the rule late last year.  Click the audio player above to hear the full story. 

Is politics tearing apart the FCC? A retiring commissioner says yes.

May 9, 2018
Mignon Clyburn says she can be a more effective consumer advocate outside of the agency.
Federal Communications Commission Commissioner Mignon Clyburn uses a megaphone to address demonstrators outside of the 31st Annual Chairman's Dinner to show their support for net neutrality on December 7, 2017. The protesters gathered in opposition to FCC Chairman Ajit Pai's plans to scrap Obama-era net neutrality protections.
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Net neutrality rollback begins

Apr 23, 2018
Businesses, states, Democratic senators are mounting challenges to the FCC repeal of internet protections. Click the audio player above to hear the full story. 

Tim Armstrong: People need to vote on net neutrality

Oath is uniting AOL and Yahoo, but can it compete with today's online giants?
“The net neutrality debate has to end up in Congress,” says Oath CEO Tim Armstrong, onstage at the Makers Conference at Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles.
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The Source Code: Tim Armstrong

Feb 19, 2018
The CEO of Oath talks about the combination of AOL and Yahoo.
Tim Armstrong speaks at an event on the Times Center Stage in New York City.
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States join the fray over net neutrality repeal pushback

Jan 26, 2018
This week, Montana and New York made moves to counter the federal repeal of net neutrality that the Federal Communications Commission enacted last month. And so far 21 states and the District of Columbia have sued to overturn the FCC decision. What will these legal battles look like? Click the audio player above to hear […]

When the public weighs in on proposed regulation, does it matter?

Jan 22, 2018
The Department of Labor has a new rule it wants to get on the books that would change the way restaurants treat tips. It’s called the tip-pooling rule, and would let workers in the back of the house, like dishwashers and prep cooks, share the tips made by the servers in the front of the […]

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Senate Democrats want to CTRL+Z FCC net neutrality repeal

Jan 11, 2018
Sen. Ed Markey says there is powerful momentum to restore the consumer protection.
From left, Democratic senators Bill Nelson, of Florida; Ed Markey, of Massachusetts; and Tammy Duckworth, of Illinois, speak on Capitol Hill yesterday about a Congressional Review Act resolution that would undo action by the FCC and restore net neutrality rules.
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Will 2018 be the year of less tech, not more?

In 2017, tech companies experienced a series of bad headlines. Could that mean less tech enthusiasm in 2018?
A picture taken on Nov. 20, 2017 shows logos of US online social media and social networking service Facebook. 

Net neutrality is gone, so now what for consumers?

Dec 14, 2017
The FCC vote lifts many restrictions on internet service providers.