"Net Neutrality" News 

United States: Net Neutrality: US Congress May Take Control Over State Laws - Foley & Lardner

The New York Times reported that "Members of Congress are expected to introduce net neutrality laws this year that would create nationwide rules, overriding whatever states have adopted."
Mondaq - Published

U.S. FCC faces tough questions from court on net neutrality repeal

A federal appeals court asked pointed questions of the Federal Communication Commission on Friday in hearing a challenge to whether the Trump administration acted legally when it repealed landmark net..
Reuters India - Published

Videos for "Net Neutrality"

Why have broadband groups invested less despite net neutrality win? [Video]Why have broadband groups invested less despite net neutrality win?

The FT's Kiran Stacey explains why the big four US broadband companies invested less in capital projects last year than they did in 2017 despite the decision by the Trump administration to remove net..

Credit: Financial Times     Duration: 01:35Published

Net Neutrality Defenders Head To Federal Court [Video]Net Neutrality Defenders Head To Federal Court

Supporters of net neutrality are heading to federal court on Friday as they continue their challenge against the FCC's decision to repeal rules put in place by the Obama administration. Kiet Do..

Credit: CBS 5 SF KPIX     Duration: 01:59Published

Cord-cutting Continues To Grow [Video]Cord-cutting Continues To Grow

According to Digital Trends, In a new report from Nielsen, 14 percent (or 16 million) of U.S. homes now participate in the cord-cutting trend, which represents a 48 percent increase over an eight-year..

Credit: Wochit Entertainment     Duration: 00:35Published

The Court Fight Over Net Neutrality Is Far From Over [Video]The Court Fight Over Net Neutrality Is Far From Over

The DOJ and FCC want an old net neutrality court ruling thrown out to make way for new lawsuits about the rule's repeal.

Credit: Rumble     Duration: 00:49Published

For Second Year In A Row, FCC's Pai Snubs Major Tech Event [Video]For Second Year In A Row, FCC's Pai Snubs Major Tech Event

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai won't be attending the Consumer Technology Association's CES in Las Vegas next week. According to Broadcasting & Cable, it's the second year in a row Pai has pulled out. Pai's..

Credit: Wochit Tech     Duration: 00:33Published

FCC To Investigate CenturyLink Outage Affecting Emergency Call Services [Video]FCC To Investigate CenturyLink Outage Affecting Emergency Call Services

According to a report by Reuters, the US Federal Communications Commission is investigating a nationwide CenturyLink outage that has affected 911 emergency phone calls across America. On Friday, Agency..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:37Published


U.S. appeals court, House panel to take up net neutrality

A federal appeals court will hear arguments on Friday over whether the Trump administration acted legally when it repealed landmark net neutrality rules governing internet providers in December 2017.
Reuters India - Published

Reliance Jio may be blocking proxy and VPN websites and violating net neutrality: Report

A new report has emerged on the internet indicating that Reliance Jio, one of the largest telecom operators in India may be violating net neutrality. As part of the violation, it looks like the company..
BGR India - Published

United States: California Net Neutrality Law Put On Hold Pending Federal Litigation - Duane Morris LLP

California recently passed what some argue to be the most robust net neutrality state law in the United States.
Mondaq - Published

US SC ends fight over net neutrality rules

IndiaTimes - Published Also reported by •Reuters India

US Supreme Court rejects net neutrality appeal by telcos

The court on Monday rejected appeals from the telecommunications industry seeking to throw out a lower court ruling in favour of the "net neutrality" rules
DNA - Published

Trai consultation paper on OTT players this month

Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) plans to issue a consultation paper on over the top (OTT) players such as WhatsApp, Skype, this month to decide whether such players should come under the..
DNA - Published

Govt bans 800 porn sites, subscribers see red

Thousands of tweets hit Twitter under the hashtag #pornban, with users saying this goes against net neutrality laws in India, which prohibit discrimination against any content provider. Users feel the..
IndiaTimes - Published

California will not enforce state net neutrality law pending appeal

The state of California on Friday agreed not to enforce its own state net neutrality law until a final court decision on the Trump administration's decision to overturn the 2015 Obama-era open internet..
Reuters India - Published

Anti net-neutrality stance: Don't support blanket ban on paid prioritisation, says US FCC chairman Ajit Pai

IndiaTimes - Published

United States: DOJ Files Suit Against California To Invalidate Net Neutrality Law! - Foley & Lardner

The Washington Post reported that the new California Net Neutrality law "prohibits carriers from demanding special new fees from websites, and it bars Internet providers
Mondaq - Published

Internet provider groups sue Vermont over net neutrality law

By David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Four industry groups representing major internet providers and cable companies filed suit on Thursday seeking to block Vermont's law barring companies that do..
Firstpost - Published Also reported by •Reuters India

United States: Gauntlet Thrown : DOJ Sues California Hours After Governor Signs The Nation's Toughest Net Neutrality Rules Into Law - Womble Bond Dickinson

As we previously reported, California legislature approved one of the nation's toughest net neutrality laws - California Internet Consumer Protection and Net Neutrality Act of 2018, known as SB 822.
Mondaq - Published

Donald Trump administration sues California over newly-signed net neutrality law - Published

U.S. sues after California governor signs 'net neutrality' law

The U.S. Justice Department late on Sunday filed suit after California Governor Jerry Brown signed legislation to restore open internet protections known as net neutrality in the state after the Trump..
Reuters India - Published

U.S. FCC chairman ramps up defense of net neutrality repeal

With a federal appeals court preparing to consider the Trump administration's reversal of Obama-era U.S. net neutrality regulations, the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission is ramping up..
Reuters India - Published

UK: Net Neutrality 2018: Where Do We Stand Now? - Arnold & Porter

An exploration of international experiences and challenges ahead
Mondaq - Published

United States: Net Neutrality: The FCC vs. California's Tough New Law! - Foley & Lardner

I've been blogging about Net Neutrality since my first blog on August 1, 2008 and now the latest saga was reported by the Washington Post that California.
Mondaq - Published

United States: 23 Attorneys General Challenge FCC Ruling On Net Neutrality - Carlton Fields

On June 11, the FCC's Restoring Internet Freedom Declaratory Ruling, Report and Order, and Order, 33 FCC Rcd. 311 (2018) (the "Order") took effect.
Mondaq - Published

California to have stringent net neutrality law - Published Also reported by •Sify

California lawmakers send strict 'net neutrality' laws to governor

California lawmakers sent to the governor's desk for final approval strict "net neutrality" laws on internet providers that would defy sweeping Federal Communications Commission rules seen as a boon..
Reuters India - Published

Internet groups urge U.S. court to reinstate 'net neutrality' rules

A coalition of trade groups representing companies including Alphabet Inc, Facebook Inc and Inc, urged a U.S. appeals court to reinstate landmark "net neutrality" rules adopted in 2015 to..
Reuters India - Published

Free and fair net still a dream

Vague wording in the current guidelines on net neutrality is leaving loopholes for ISPs to exploit
DNA - Published

'Government in process to frame net neutrality rules, amend telecom licence'

"Government is in the process of establishing the regulatory framework for net neutrality which, inter alia, includes amendment in the terms of various licence agreements governing the provision of..
IndiaTimes - Published

House Republican backs effort to restore net neutrality rules

A Republican in the U.S. House of Representatives said on Tuesday he will back an uphill battle to try to force a vote to restore net neutrality rules that were overturned by the Trump administration.
Reuters India - Published

Net Neutrality: Internet to remain free and fair after government approval

While the net neutrality rules have expired in the US, India is taking a strong stance on free and fair internet access. On Wednesday, the government approved the principles of net neutrality that will..
BGR India - Published

United States: Net Neutrality Laws In California (And 3 Other States) Present A Challenge To The FCC! - Foley & Lardner

The Washington Post reported that it "is a great day for California Internet users as their state is now one step closer to enacting the strongest net neutrality law in the country."
Mondaq - Published

Centre clears Net Neutrality norms: Internet stays free and fair in India

Telecom Commission clears Net Neutrality rules, approves new telecom policy
DNA - Published

Net neutrality, new policy gets Telecom Commission`s green light

Trai had favoured tweaking of licensing norms of players to ensure "explicit restrictions" on discrimination in Internet access, based on content. 
Zee News - Published

Telecom Commission approves net neutrality, new telecom policy

The Telecom Commission today approved net neutrality rules which bar service providers from discriminating against Internet content and services by blocking, throttling or granting them higher speed..
DNA - Published Also reported by •IndiaTimes

Internet to remain free and fair in India: Govt approves net neutrality

IndiaTimes - Published

Why Washington insider Brett Kavanaugh will face barrage of questions during US Senate confirmation process

Brett Kavanaugh, the consummate Washington insider picked by President Donald Trump on Monday for a lifetime seat on the US Supreme Court, has viewed business regulations with skepticism in his 12..
DNA - Published

UK: COT's Top Four Commercial Issues - June 2018 - Stephenson Harwood

With the World Cup in full swing, this month's edition includes football themed cases, an update on net neutrality and a new law to tighten the use of drones in the UK.
Mondaq - Published

Net neutrality and the privacy debate

Indian policy-makers must see the choices before them as economic, not moral, ones, says Ajit Balakrishnan. - Published

Your internet use could change as 'Net Neutrality' ends: Here's how

Your ability to watch and use your favourite apps and services could start to change though not right away following the official demise today of Obama-era internet protections. Any changes are likely..
DNA - Published Also reported by •BGR India

U.S. net neutrality rules expire, court battle looms

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. open internet rules expired on Monday, handing sweeping new powers to internet providers to block, throttle or offer paid "fast lanes" for web traffic, but a court..
Reuters India - Published

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