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Temporary truce declared between California and DOJ in net neutrality battle

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 28, 2018 at 2:00pm 10/28/2018 at 2:00pm
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Earlier this month, I reported that the Trump administration filed a lawsuit to stop the implementation of California’s state-generated net neutrality rules, which were created in the wake of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) ending the national version.

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#CounterResistance: Trump’s DOJ sues California over new “net neutrality” rules

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 1, 2018 at 8:29pm 10/1/2018 at 8:29pm
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This past June,  my colleague Mary Chastain noted that the internet was still working after the Trump administration ended Obama-era “net neutrality” rules with the FCC’s Restoring Internet Freedom Order.

However, tinkering with working systems until they no longer function is a feature of the California state legislature, so it created its...

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VIDEO: Jon Gabriel Explains Net Neutrality

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Jon Gabriel is the Editor in Chief of Ricochet, an online community where people on the right can communicate, share ideas and write articles. You may also know him as @exjon on Twitter.

In a new video from Prager University, Gabriel explains Net Neutrality and the arguments for both sides of the...

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Former FCC Official May Have Lied About Hackers Attacking FCC Website During Net Neutrality Fight

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at 3:00pm 8/7/2018 at 3:00pm
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Last May, former FCC Chief Information Officer (CIO) David Bray claimed that the agency was “a victim to a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS attack, a scheme in which hackers overwhelm a target site with fake traffic” during the net neutrality fight.

It looks like an upcoming report from the FCC’s inspector general will...

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Net Neutrality Ended on Monday and the Internet Still Works

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 11, 2018 at 3:00pm 6/11/2018 at 3:00pm
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Remember when the FCC repealed net neutrality last December? Net neutrality supporters went into hyperbole-overload. Some even spewed racial slurs at FCC Chairman Ajit Pai and stalked his house. You would’ve thought the world, or at the least, the internet would end.

The FCC’s Restoring Internet Freedom Order went into effect today,...

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Net Neutrality Advocates Want the States to Protect Their Precious Rules

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 15, 2018 at 12:30pm 1/15/2018 at 12:30pm
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Amazingly, we all didn’t die when the FCC voted to rollback the net neutrality rules implemented during President Barack Obama’s administration. Those who desperately want those regulations in place have not stopped fighting. Now they have chosen to place pressure on the states to save net neutrality.

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FCC Chairman Ajit Pai, Family Still Facing Harassment

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at 5:30pm 1/9/2018 at 5:30pm
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Protest Planned at FCC Chairman Ajit Pai’s House on New Year’s Eve

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at 2:13pm 12/20/2017 at 2:13pm
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The outrage over the end of net neutrality has far too many people unnecessarily riled up.

Rather than protest through peaceful means, People of the Internet have chosen to trash FCC Chairman Ajit Pai’s house this New Year’s Eve.

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FCC Chairman Ajit Pai Harassed By Net Neutrality Advocates

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 25, 2017 at 7:00pm 11/25/2017 at 7:00pm
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FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has started to face harassment online and at his private residence as the agency plans to rollback net neutrality.

Net neutrality are rules that force internet providers to treat all information equally. Those that don’t like it have placed threats, even naming his children, on Pai.

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Court Won’t Rehear Net Neutrality Challenge While FCC Plans to Roll Back Rules

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 1, 2017 at 1:07pm 5/1/2017 at 1:07pm

On early Monday morning, the U.S. Appeals Court decided not to rehear a challenge to its decision to uphold the net neutrality rules, known as Title II, from former President Barack Obama.

Its decision comes right after FCC Chairman Ajit Pai made it known he will continue with his plan to roll...

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FCC Chairman Pai Blasts Net Neutrality in Europe

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at 5:30pm 2/28/2017 at 5:30pm

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai took his war on net neutrality to Europe for the Mobil World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. He told his counterparts that the rules implemented under former President Barack Obama closed off progress as the world becomes more dependent on technology:

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House passes bill barring FCC from regulating internet rates

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 17, 2016 at 12:30pm 4/17/2016 at 12:30pm
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Controlling the internet is a goal of the progressive left, including the White House, and we’ve covered one of their angles to that end, net neutrality, here at LI.  On Friday, the House passed a bill that would prohibit the FCC from “setting or setting or reviewing the rates that companies...

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Move Over, ObamaPhone; Here Comes the ObamaNet

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 1, 2015 at 8:30am 6/1/2015 at 8:30am

The history of the Lifeline (aka Obamaphone) program is often cited by progressives as a Republican scheme, and in some ways, it is.  As Daniel Greenfield explains:

At the same time it should be recognized that the roots of this monstrosity began under Bush when the [Universal Service Fund] USF was used...

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FCC doubles down on Net Neutrality

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 9, 2015 at 7:00am 5/9/2015 at 7:00am

If activists want to stop the rollout of the new net neutrality rules, they’re going to have to use the courts to do it.

Since the FCC first announced that it had approved a new set of regulations governing internet providers,

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Post-Net Neutrality update: Let the lawsuits begin!

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at 10:30am 3/24/2015 at 10:30am

Yesterday, the first two lawsuits dealing with the new “Net Neutrality” rules were filed in federal court. The United States Telecom Association, a trade org representing the nation’s largest telecom companies, and Alamo Broadband, a small Texas-based broadband company, are both suing over...

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Welcome to the “open” internet

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 16, 2015 at 10:30am 3/16/2015 at 10:30am

Two weeks ago, the FCC voted along party lines to change the internet as we know it. They did it in the name of “fairness,” and “equality,” and “adapting to a rapidly changing internet landscape.” A lot...

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Taiwanese Cartoon Captures Ridiculousness of Net Neutrality

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 28, 2015 at 9:30am 2/28/2015 at 9:30am

This week, the FCC voted 3-2 in favor of implementing net neutrality policies. These rules will prevent internet service providers like Verizon or Comcast from blocking or throttling traffic, ban giving priority to providers who are willing to pay for faster service, and reclassify broadband as a telecommunications service. This means...

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