John Eggerton

Critics of Chairman Pai's Sec. 706 Broadband Deployment Review Create #MobileOnly Challenge

The Federal Communications Commission's decision to review what qualifies as high-speed broadband has drawn a crowd of critics armed with smartphones and other devices.

Privacy Groups Push FTC Action on Kid-Connected Devices

Consumer groups want the Federal Trade Commission and retailers to crack down on Interconnected toys and smartwatches to protect kids' privacy. 

INCOMPAS to FCC: Delay Vote, Show Item Edits

INCOMPAS is calling on Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai to pull the plug on the Dec. 14 net neutrality rule rollback vote after Politico reported that the FCC's CTO, Eric Burger, had issues with it.

ISPs Back Legislative Limitation on Paid Prioritization

Michael Powell, president of NCTA – The Internet & Television Association; Meredith Attwell Baker, president of CTIA; and Jonathan Spalter, president, USTelecom, all members of the Broadband for America coalition, pledged, once again, not to b

Sinclair to FCC: News-Lite St. Louis TV Station is Exception

Sinclair Broadcasting has told Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai that it shares Sen Claire McCaskill's (D-MO) frustration with the lack of "traditional local news" on its KDNL St.

FCC's Clyburn Humorously Releases Own Version Net Neutrality Order

Commissioner Mignon Clyburn of the Federal Communications Commission is at least keeping her sense of humor as the FCC's planned vote on rolling back net neutrality rules approaches on Dec 14. On Dec 12, a day net neutrality activists and various

Rep Doyle Says He Will Propose Using Congressional Review Act to Overturn Net Neutrality Rollback

House Communications Subcommittee Ranking Member Mike Doyle (D-PA) says he will propose using the Congressional Review Act (CRA) to overturn the Federal Communications Commission's rollback of net neutrality rules if FCC Chairman Ajit Pai does not

Net Neutrality Protestors Take to Auto-Twitter

Mozilla, BitTorrent, Reddit, Etsy and Patreon are among those driving calls to Congress as part of the Break the Internet network neutrality protest scheduled for Dec 12. That is according to Fight for the Future, which says it has created a tool

Public Knowledge Sues FCC Over IP Transition Item

Various groups have taken the Federal Communications Commission to court, appealing its decision on speeding the transition to fiber and the retirement of legacy network to the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, generally thought to be a m

FCC Commissioner Clyburn Speaks Out on Net Neutrality Rollback

Federal Communications Commission member Mignon Clyburn took to the streets, literally, speaking to protestors outside the Federal Communications Bar Association's chairman's dinner, where FCC Chairman Ajit Pai was the featured jokester.