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FCC dismisses petition to give 'Do Not Track' some teeth

The Federal Communications Commission on Friday dismissed a petition from rights group Consumer Watchdog to compel the likes of Google, Facebook, YouTube and LinkedIn to honor "Do Not Track" requests from consumers.

FCC slaps Hilton with fine for obstructing Wi-Fi probe

The Federal Communications Commission on Monday announced its plans to fine Hilton Worldwide Holdings $25,000 for obstructing its investigation into whether the hotel chain was obstructing the use of Wi-Fi on its premises. 

Spotlight: FCC CIO David Bray on changing an office's tech culture

David Bray, CIO of the FCC, talks updating systems for uniformity, working with end users to understand their needs, moving to the cloud and much more.

Cable and telecom industries file emergency motion to stop net neutrality

Analysts had predicted that the telecom and cable industries would not go down without a fight on net neutrality and they proved right yesterday, when all of the major associations in both industries filed an emergency motion to stop its implementation next month.

News Scan: FCC denies requests to delay net neutrality; mobile advertising market to hit $105 billion; More.

The top news stories for May 11, 2015.

Spotlight: FCC opens up more spectrum for mobile broadband

The Federal Communications Commission adopted new rules on Friday designed to open more spectrum for mobile broadband.

First lawsuits filed to block net neutrality action

It had been suggested that the recent net neutrality vote by the FCC would be tied up for years in the courts, and the telecommunications industry hasn't disappointed, with the first lawsuits filed yesterday.

Net neutrality campaigning comes down to the wire

With one week to go until the FCC votes on the issue of net neutrality, both sides in the debate are making their last minute pushes to influence commission members.

Campaign contributions tied to net neutrality and other issues

MapLight data shows ISP contributions to congressmen supporting a bill that would kneecap the FCC's efforts to ensure fair competition in broadband providers and to provide ubiquitous Internet access and speeds needed for the success of the Internet of Things.

FCC to address broadband gaps impeding Internet of Things

Next week, the FCC is expected to render a decision that could close the digital divide and assist the rise of the Internet of Things. But will Congress hogtie the FCC and pass a law that expressly prohibits throttling at the provider level but also protects throttling at the state level? Yes, they just might.