Can’t really take away tech firms' legal protection
Republican Federal Communications Commissioner Mike O'Rielly said he's unsure whether his agency has the authority to carry out President Donald Trump's executive order targeting tech firms' legal protections.
Moot point if it can ever
US President Donald [shooting starts when the looting starts] Trump’s attempts to force social media to carry his words of wisdom face an uphill battle from regulators who have said they cannot oversee the conduct of internet firms.
An electronic padlock which unlocks with a fingerprint or an app connected by Bluetooth to your phone does not work, according to the FCC.
Told to ask people if neutrality repeal has harmed public safety
While the FCC successfully defeated Mozilla's attempt to undo the commission's repeal of net neutrality, the courts have ordered the watchdog to hold public investigations into whether repealing the law to prevent a multi-speed internet has had any negative consequences.
Put up or shut up
Huawei has decided to challenge a US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) decision barring rural carrier customers from tapping an $8.5 billion government fund to purchase equipment from the Chinese company.
Democratic presidential candidate wades into Pai
A panel that provides policy advice to the Federal Communications Commission is “stacked with corporate insiders”, Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren has moaned.
Broadband chairman lacked fibre
The former head of FCC Chairman Ajit Pai's Broadband Deployment Advisory Committee (BDAC) has been jailed for five years for defrauding investors.
Look after the consumer
The US House Commerce Committee told the FCC to stop screwing around with customers and being a doormat for big companies.
Custard's Last Stand
Donald (Prince of Orange) Trump’s FCC chairman Ajit Pai has fallen foul of the courts with his plans to take away a broadband subsidy from native Americans.
Judges prove to be a tough crowd.
A Federal Communications Commission lawyer faced a sceptical panel of judges as it tried to defend its repeal of net neutrality rules and deregulation of the broadband industry.