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  • **FILE** Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski (Associated Press)

    EDITORIAL: Sweetheart deal endangers GPS

    Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Julius Genachowski is poised to make a politically connected billionaire happy while potentially stranding millions of travelers. Venture capitalist Philip Falcone bet big money that the upstart firm LightSquared could provide faster and better wireless Internet access than well-established cellphone companies. That would be excellent, if true. There's just one hitch: LightSquared's technology can cause devices that use the global-positioning system (GPS) to go haywire.


  • Illustration: The 'net by Alexander Hunter for The Washington Times

    MOTLEY: FCC quacks duck court showdown

    June 21 marks the six-month anniversary of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) illegally imposing itself on the World Wide Web in order to assert patently absurd "net neutrality" rules.


  • Cellphone alert system announced in NYC

    The U.S. government and local authorities will soon be able to reach people directly on their cellphones to warn them of imminent danger or alert them about missing children _ even in the middle of a widespread emergency that overloads communications systems as happened after the Sept. 11 attacks, officials said Tuesday.


  • **FILE** Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski (Associated Press)

    FCC chief, GOP spar on 'net neutrality'

    Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski on Wednesday offered a strong defense of his agency's new Internet traffic regulations in the face of questioning from skeptical Republican lawmakers.


  • Rep. John D. Dingell, Michigan Democrat, said he agrees in principle with Republican objections to the FCC's Internet rules but that it's a matter for courts to decide. (Associated Press)

    GOP panel members balk at new Net rules

    Republican lawmakers, calling the FCC's new Internet regulations an "overreach" and a "solution in search of a problem" voted Wednesday to move forward with an attempt to overturn the new neutrality rules backed by the White House.


  • Rep. Anna G. Eshoo

    FCC chief defends new 'rules of road' on net neutrality

    Republican lawmakers on Wednesday hammered the Obama administration's move to regulate the Internet, but Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski stood his ground, offering no apologies for the agency's new "net neutrality" rules.


  • Rep. Anna G. Eshoo

    FCC chief defends new 'rules of road' on net neutrality

    Republican lawmakers on Wednesday hammered the Obama administration's move to regulate the Internet, but Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski stood his ground, offering no apologies for the agency's new "net neutrality" rules.


  • **FILE** Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski (Associated Press)

    Web of objections to greet FCC chairman

    When a sharply divided Federal Communications Commission approved sweeping Internet regulations in December, Republican lawmakers vowed that the incoming Congress would undo the action. That effort begins in earnest Wednesday with the appearance of FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski before a key House panel to defend the "net neutrality" rules.


  • Illustration: Comcast cop by Alexander Hunter for The Washington Times

    WALKER: FCC 'cop on the beat' more like a bully

    Julius Genachowski is the self-proclaimed "cop on the beat" at President Obama's Federal Communications Commission (FCC). That's great if the cop is as principled and honorable as Serpico. It's not so great if he's more like Mayberry's bossy, meddling, interfering Barney Fife.


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