Ajit Pai wants to cap spending on broadband for poor people and rural areas | Ars Technica

Pai plans budget cap on program designed to make broadband available to everyone.

Source: Ajit Pai wants to cap spending on broadband for poor people and rural areas | Ars Technica

Sinclair forced TV anchors to criticize “fake” news—and Trump loved it | Ars Technica


Sinclair echoes Trump’s “fake news” claims while seeking US approval of a merger.

Source: Sinclair forced TV anchors to criticize “fake” news—and Trump loved it | Ars Technica

Former FCC Commissioner Tries To Claim Net Neutrality Has Aided The Rise Of White Supremacy | Techdirt

“A sensible question is why civilized governments do not seek to deprive terrorists of unfettered access to the Internet…Sadly, here in America, limiting access to the Internet would be illegal under the euphemistic term “network neutrality,” the two-year-old experiment in federal regulation of the Internet…To its supporters, network neutrality is a bulwark of civilization. But network neutrality is also a shield for terrorists who seek to destroy civilization.”

Source: Former FCC Commissioner Tries To Claim Net Neutrality Has Aided The Rise Of White Supremacy | Techdirt

Senate votes to let US ISPs sell Web browsing history to advertisers | Ars Technica UK


ISP now stands for “invading subscriber privacy,” Democratic senator says.

Source: Senate votes to let US ISPs sell Web browsing history to advertisers | Ars Technica UK

Republican-led FCC drops court defense of inmate calling rate cap | Ars Technica


FCC lawyers no longer authorized to defend intrastate calling caps.

Source: Republican-led FCC drops court defense of inmate calling rate cap | Ars Technica

FCC Republicans vow to gut net neutrality rules “as soon as possible” | Ars Technica


Pai and O’Rielly also promise not to enforce disclosure rules on small ISPs.

Source: FCC Republicans vow to gut net neutrality rules “as soon as possible” | Ars Technica

GOP tells FCC to just stop what it’s doing until Trump is inaugurated | Ars Technica


Set-top box rules and other changes could be dead in Obama’s final months.

Source: GOP tells FCC to just stop what it’s doing until Trump is inaugurated | Ars Technica

Charter explains why it doesn’t compete against other cable companies | Ars Technica


FCC would block mergers between cable companies that compete, Charter CEO says.

Source: Charter explains why it doesn’t compete against other cable companies | Ars Technica