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Rural areas, in particular, may continue to go unserved if small wireless internet providers get shut out of bidding wars for large license areas by the mobile industry.
The internet is as much the enemy as it is the hero of contemporary life.
, The Atlantic
After the vote, the power to police internet service providers shifts back the Federal Trade Commission.
Despite increasing concerns over the integrity of the public comment process, the agency will vote as scheduled.
The Federal Trade Commission has a long-established role in preserving online competition, Acting Chairwoman Maureen Ohlhausen said.
The internet of things could eat up spectrum, but the FCC isn’t doing enough to anticipate strains.
The FCC is poised to dismantle common carriage for broadband and wireless providers. That’s bad, but the internet itself is worse.
, The Atlantic
Chairman Ajit Pai unveiled the commission’s plan to roll back net neutrality regulations put in place during the Obama administration.
Nationwide high-speed internet promises many benefits but still relies on private companies to foot the infrastructure bill.
Because of high prices and low accessibility, poor and rural communities are the least likely to subscribe to high-speed internet.
There’s no hacking involved here.
Final public comments are due tomorrow, Aug. 30, by end of day, eastern time.
The agency made it official at its August meeting.
The tech giant wants to bring more internet to more people.
A group of letter writers say their information was used fraudulently to post anti-net neutrality comments.
Senators also face a cyber-heavy schedule including a Russian election interference hearing.
Although Verizon has publicly said it supports net neutrality rules, the company has also played a significant role in impeding the regulations.
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