FCC to vote on net neutrality this month

The Federal Communications Commission will today announce a proposal to introduce rules by the end of the year that would guarantee net neutrality, barring service providers from offering higher speed connections to some customers.

UK proposes scrapping net neutrality

The UK would abolish net neutrality, under proposals put forward by communications minister Ed Vaizey yesterday.

Net neutrality deal collapses

A last attempt at a compromise on net neutrality has come to nothing, with the chair of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, Henry Waxman, saying he's been unable to drum up any support from Republicans.

R.E.M. and Moby want an open Internet

What do R.E.M., Moby, Jackson Browne, Rosanne Cash and Bonnie Raitt have in common? I mean, besides the obvious fact that they are all aging rockers, of course.

FCC delays critical net neutrality decision

In a move that should surprise absolutely no one, the government has decided to hold off on taking a firm stance in the net neutrality debate.

A three way dance between AT&T, FCC, and the Free Press

The public debate over Net Neutrality has heated up in recent days. The issue - which famously caught the attention of Minnesota Democrat Senator Al Franken - pits big government up against big business and concerned citizens.

Democrats slam internet 'fast lane'

Four democratic representatives have attacked the network neutrality plan submitted by Google and Verizon, adding to the storm over the proposal.

Google responds to net neutrality critics with huge blog post

Google has issued a response to the thousands of news articles that have popped up since it first discussed its ideas for an end to net neutrality.

Critics vociferously outraged at net neutrality talks

Apparently people don't like it when giant corporate behemoths start talking about how to change the way the Internet works for the purpose of lining their pocketbooks.

Google and Verizon outline Net neutrality roadmap

Google and Verizon have jointly proposed a "neutrality" roadmap in an effort to define how Internet services should be regulated in the future.

Google, Verizon keeping "net neutrality" discussion active

For most people, the topic of net neutrality, or the process of tiering up Internet service among various users, was put aside a long time ago, but Google and Verizon have apparently been working together on the subject for quite a while. The Wall Street Journal reports that the two communications giants have been actively coming up with solutions that would improve overall network efficiency.

FCC moves to assert authority over broadband

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted yesterday to seek public comment on its controversial plans for broadband regulation.

Net neutrality organization set up

Microsoft, Intel and Google have teamed up with ISPs and others to create a broadband technical group advising on net neutrality and other issues.

Carriers concerned FCC 'light touch' won't be light enough

Internet providers have shown a mixed reaction to an FCC announcement that it intends to pursue a 'light touch' policy on broadband regulation.

Skype slams mobile operators for being greedy

Skype's European director of government and regulatory affairs Jean-Jacques Sahel has hit out at mobile operators for jeopardising net neutrality through greed.

US Appeals Court overturns FCC net neutrality ruling

A US Federal Appeals Court has ruled that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) lacks the proper authority to demand Internet providers such as Comcast fully equalize the flow of traffic.