The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Thursday voted to start rolling back the controversial net neutrality rules, highlighting an uphill battle for Democrats as well as consumer advocates.
FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn, who was the lone vote against the proposal, issued a dissenting statement, which said, "If you unequivocally trust that your broadband provider will always put the public interest over their self-interest or the interest of their stockholders, then the Destroying Internet Freedom NPRM is for you".
Cinnamon Rogers of the Telecommunications Industry Association however called the vote "a step in the right direction for restoring sensible rules to govern the internet", and said it would "allow industry to further invest in the network and meet the growing demand from consumers for new high-tech products and services". The FCC saying in 2015 that the providers could not be left to simply make up their own rules.
Under the contested FCC rules to "protect the open Internet", cable companies are not allowed to charge websites more for faster loading times and no content can be blocked. "There will probably be a lawsuit if the rules are changed".
It is not unusual for dockets to contain duplicate filings, form letters, and not bot-driven floods on one-side or another, but the FCC also said last week it was the subject of a DDoS attack that affected the filing of comments-activist groups are skeptical.
The concept of "net neutrality" generally refers to treating all Internet traffic equally. The public and business customers could see an increase in the cost of services.
Today's action begins the process of undoing the agency's 2015 Open Internet Order, which upended the decades-old bipartisan consensus that consumers-not government regulators-should control the information superhighway.
Bharadwaj, had said in the Delhi Assembly, earlier on Tuesday, "There is no machine in the world that can't be rigged". It said the demonstration on a "look-alike" EVM can not be used to "vilify" those actually used for elections.
DHS has yet to confirm that the ban will be extended, but said it continues to "evaluate the threat environment". It could mean additional secondary screening of US bound passengers which would likely result in delays.
American authorities have prepared charges to seek Arrange's arrest, CNN reported, citing USA officials familiar with the matter. The Swedish Prosecution Authority said in a statement Friday that Marianne Ny "has chose to discontinue the investigation".
Amazon has finally debuted the latest version of its popular line of home automation devices, Echo , after months of speculation . The Echo Show features a 7-inch touchscreen display will be available in white or black and will launch on June 28 for $229.99.
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The heads of state and government are expected to gather for a G7 major summit in the city of Taormina, Sicily, on May 26-27. According to Reuters , "other ministers from the G7 countries made it clear they did not share [Mnuchin's] view".
Previous research has shown Antarctic mosses can come back to life after lying inactive under the ice for 1,500 years. They are going to study the severity of the effect before global warming was enhanced by human activities.
If we look at stock performance in last active day trading, we see that stock has moved went down -0.56% to end the day at $46.46. The company reported EPS of $0.16, below the consensus estimate calling for EPS of $0.17 - a positive surprise of 4.59%.
The CW will be moving its superhero drama Arrow to Thursday nights at 9 p.m. when the series returns for Season 6 this fall. That's a big deal and you can't help but wonder if The CW is thinking about winding down its oldest superhero series.
This was a foul-smelling effort to use the White House, and Kushner's power, to boost the family's bottom line. He is married to Trump's daughter Ivanka, who also serves in the White House as an assistant to the President.
The allegations surfaced after two women accused Assange of sexual misconduct during a visit to Stockholm in 2010. She was freed Wednesday, having had her sentence commuted by former President Barack Obama before he left office.
Pochettino: A ideal performance to say goodbye
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Green vote helped NDP more than Liberals, says UBC prof
NDP and Green Party will be able to work together in a new government following the closely contested May 9 election. Horgan said he also looks forward to a final result by May 22, with thousands of votes still to be counted.
What To Know About Google's Daydream VR
Google has announced that it has partnered to develop two virtual reality headsets that will work as standalone devices . The standalone platform has been co-developed with wireless technology firm Qualcomm , says Alphr .