John Eggerton

Sen McCaskill Presses FCC Chairman Pai On Missing Lifeline Fines

Sen Claire McCaskill (D-MO), ranking mbmer of the Homeland and Government Affairs Committee, is one of the biggest critics of the Federal Communications Commission's Lifeline program. In a letter to FCC Chairman Ajit Pai -- who shares her concerns

Fight for the Future, Pew Spar Over FCC Net Neutrality Docket Analysis

Fight for the Future (FFTF) called out Pew Research over mistakes and what it said were out of context characterizations and mischaracterizations in Pew's analysis of the Federal Communications Commission's network neutrality docket. 

President Trump Uses Lauer Exit to Suggest Need for Comcast-NBCU Exec Firings

President Donald Trump has leapt on the news of Today Show co-host Matt Lauer's dismissal by NBC as further "evidence" of the "fake news" brand he has applied to news outlets the president dislikes.

AT&T/TW Accuse DOJ of Selective Enforcement

AT&T/DirecTV and Time Warner have told a federal court and, by extension, the Justice Department and Trump Administration, that the feds' case against their proposed merger is "improper selective enforcement of the antitrust laws."  That came

New Net Neutrality Comments Re-Flood Docket

The Federal Communications Commission's Restoring Internet Freedom order has reinvigorated the FCC network neutrality docket, with tens thousands of new comments warning against the planned Dec.

McDowell: Threats Against FCC’s Pai Could Warrant Investigation

The attacks online and in protest signage against Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai and his family over the Restoring Internet Freedom order circulated last week continued to draw condemnation, including a suggestion law enforcem

Sen Harris Seeks Sign-ups for Pai Net Neutrlaity Proposal Pushback

Sen Kamala Harris (D-CA) is nearing her goal of 175,000 signatures on a petition to try and stop the Federal Communications Commission from rolling back Title II and eliminating most bright-line net neutrality rules."As I said in my letter to the

Rep Conyers Steps Away From Judiciary Post

Rep John Conyers (D-MI) has agreed to step away from his leadership post as Ranking Member of the House Judiciary committee while he is being investigated by the Ethics Committee over allegations of sexual misconduct.  There are multiple allegatio

Chairman Pai Calls Out Protestors

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai said that network neutrality protestors have "crossed a line" with hateful signs that target his children. It was reported Nov 27 there were protests outside Chairman Pai's home.

Chairman Pai's Net Neutrality Plan Under Cyber (Monday) Attack

Airbnb, Pinterest, Reddit, Tumblr, Twitter and Vimeo were among over 200 businesses that signed a letter to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai dated Nov 27 (as in Cyber Monday), trying to dissuade him from his planned network neut