net neutrality

A router and internet switch
Charles Krupa/AP, file
Ian Bush
April 10, 2019 - 12:33 pm
(Associated Press/KYW Newsradio) — The House passed a bill Wednesday to restore Obama-era "net neutrality" rules, but the legislation faces slim odds of making it through the Republican-controlled Senate. The Save the Internet Act passed the Democrat-controlled House 232-190 Wednesday, with only...
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Net Neutrality.
Dreamstime
Ian Bush
March 06, 2019 - 3:32 pm
Updated 7:25 p.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There's a new effort to bring back net neutrality - Obama-era internet rules repealed by Republican regulators after President Trump took office. Congressional Democrats claim wide public support for the bill that would turn back the clock. Rep. Mike...
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Carolyn Kaster/AP Photo, file
February 01, 2019 - 9:23 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Tech companies and nearly two dozen U.S. states clashed with the government in federal court Friday over the repeal of net neutrality, a set of Obama-era rules aimed at preventing big internet providers from discriminating against certain technology and services. Judges challenged...
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Dreamstime
October 27, 2018 - 8:24 pm
By Jackie Wattles (CNN) - - California's landmark net neutrality law is on hold. The state's attorney general has agreed not to enforce its new law — aimed at preventing internet providers from favoring certain websites and apps — while a lawsuit plays out in Washington. The California law put the...
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Dreamstime
Ian Bush
August 07, 2018 - 8:26 pm
WASHINGTON (KYW Newsradio) — An internal investigation has found that the Federal Communications Commission misled Congress when it blamed hackers for disabling its public commenting system during last year's debate over the repeal of net neutrality. The event that brought the FCC's website to its...
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Brett Kavanaugh
Oliver Contreras/SIPA USA
Ian Bush
July 10, 2018 - 8:09 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — If he's confirmed as the next Supreme Court justice, how might Brett Kavanaugh rule when it comes to critical technology issues? Kavanaugh sits on the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals, where he previously weighed in on net neutrality before its repeal. "He filed a...
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Ajit Pai
Pool via CNN
June 29, 2018 - 7:00 pm
By Clare Foran, CNN (CNN) -- A man was arrested in Los Angeles on Friday on charges of threatening to murder the family of Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai, according to the Justice Department. The department alleged in a news release that 33-year-old Markara Man threatened the...
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 Consumers aren’t likely to see immediate changes following Monday, June 11, 2018 formal repeal of Obama-era internet rules that had ensured equal treatment for all.
AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File
June 11, 2018 - 2:29 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Your ability to watch and use your favorite apps and services could start to change — though not right away — following the official demise Monday of Obama-era internet protections. Any changes are likely to happen slowly, as companies assess how much consumers will tolerate. The...
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Ian Bush
June 10, 2018 - 10:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Net neutrality regulations put in place during the Obama administration are in the recycle bin as of Monday, officially rolled back by the Republican-controlled Federal Communications Commission. The "Open Internet" rules, approved by Democrats in charge of telecom...
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Dreamstime
Ian Bush
May 16, 2018 - 6:12 pm
WASHINGTON (KYW Newsradio) — A measure that would overturn the repeal of net neutrality has passed in the Senate, with three Republicans joining the entire Democratic caucus. While the House is likely to give it the thumbs-down, that might not matter much to its supporters in Congress. "We're going...
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