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By Mark Davis
The nation founders, the Lone Star State thrives
Topic - Tom Wheeler
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.
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.
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.
Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler is broadening the scope of his proposed open Internet rules and suggesting tougher standards for Internet providers who wish to create paid priority fast lanes on their networks.
The nation's top telecommunications regulator defended his latest proposal to protect an open Internet, warning cable companies that manipulating data traffic on their networks for profit would not be tolerated.
The nation's top telecoms regulator is proposing to allow a pay-for-priority fast lane on the Internet for movies, music and other services to get to people's homes.
The Federal Communications Commission has been much in the news recently — and deservedly so — owing to its ill-conceived "Critical Information Needs" study.
The Federal Communications Commission finds itself on the defensive over a proposed research project that critics say directly threatens First Amendment protections for the news media.
The Federal Communications Commission announced Wednesday that it will overhaul net neutrality regulations that were overturned in court and bring them back to the Internet.
The future of long-standing government bans on obscenity and nudity on the airwaves soon could become much clearer as President Obama's pick to head the Federal Communications Commission faces a Senate confirmation hearing Tuesday — one day before the public comment period on the policy ends.
Tom Wheeler, President Obama's nominee to be the next chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), has lots of experience in the communications policy arena.
This agency supports an open Internet," Mr. Wheeler said during an FCC meeting in May. "There is one Internet — not a fast Internet, not a slow Internet, one Internet."
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler has said he wants the rules in place by the end of this year.