- Obama military downsizing leaves U.S. too weak to counter global threats, panel finds
- Sen. Tom Coburn vows to slow down budget-busting bills ahead of recess
- Obama fantasizes about more executive power, signs new order on federal contractors
- Clintons call Klein, Halper, Kessler ‘a Hat Trick of despicable actors’: report
- Boehner accuses Obama of ‘legacy of lawlessness’
- Pro-marijuana group claims responsibility for Brooklyn Bridge flag swap
- Young adults shun Obamacare mostly due to cost: survey
- Stabbing attack on transgender girl, 15, was ‘bias motivated,’ police say
- LGBT adults still lean overwhelmingly toward Democratic Party
- Lawmakers rattled by Syria genocide horrors, call on Obama to act
Both parties recognize the Democrats' scam
Topic - Federal Communications Commission
), and with the majority of its commissioners appointed by the current President. The FCC works towards six goals in the areas of broadband, competition, the spectrum, the media, public safety and homeland security, and modernizing the FCC. - Source: Wikipedia
For one Federal Communications Commission worker, his porn habit at work was easy to explain: Things were slow, he told investigators, so he perused it "out of boredom" — for up to eight hours each week.
Given the sheer number of aggressive regulatory assaults on the free economy coming out of Washington lately, it is understandable if one is missed, such as the power grab being undertaken by the Federal Communications Commission.
The comment period on the FCC's latest plan to regulate Internet traffic through so-called "net neutrality" rules was slated to end last Tuesday. But the agency had to extend the deadline. Because its website crashed. The irony was hard to miss.
The Federal Communications Commission was forced to extend its deadline Tuesday for public comment on proposed rules for Internet "fast lanes" when a surge of comments caused the website to fail.
Cable and cellphone companies are universally unpopular, so the unthinking demand that the government regulate access. Such regulation invites absurd "innovations," such as the latest Federal Communications Commission proposal to require closed captioning on cat videos.
Q&A with Sen. John Thune, South Dakota Republican and ranking member of the Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation.
High technology executives and two members of the government agency that regulates the industry joined Sen. John Thune Thursday on a tour intended to show how the Internet helps small South Dakota businesses connect with customers from around the world.
After multiple failed attempts to push net neutrality bills through Congress, and a court-overturned attempt to force similar regulations by an order of the Federal Communications Commission, the administration is now turning to incrementalism in its ongoing crusade to bring the Internet under federal regulation.
Sometimes a voice call to 911 just won't work, such as for deaf people in need of help or in certain domestic violence cases.
Lawmakers Tuesday expressed deep concern about the new "net neutrality" program advanced by the Federal Communications Commission, telling FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler in an oversight hearing that the panel's effort to oversee Internet traffic rules is heading into "rough waters."
A packed house, heckling, lines out the door and protesters forcibly removed — Federal Communications Commission rulemaking votes are usually not this lively.
It's often the regulation you've never heard of that costs you real money. One such rule increases Americans' cable and energy bills.
A sharply divided Federal Communications Commission voted 3-2 to formally put out for public comment its latest controversial proposal on so-called "net neutrality."
No telephone or cable company will win a popularity contest. Though these firms install the wires, cables and antennas that bring the wonders of the Internet into the home, customers revile their "provider."
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is scheduled to vote Thursday on Chairman Tom Wheeler's proposal to adopt new net neutrality regulations.