The Federal Communications Commission issued proposed rules on Thursday that would require Internet Service Providers to obtain the consent of those using their services if they plan to share customer data with third parties. The move implemented new policies under the FCC's landmark net neutrality decision one year ago.
Citing new Federal Communications Commission requirements, networking equipment vendor TP-Link plans to block the use of open source firmware, including DD-WRT and OpenWRT, on its routers.
Although the Federal Communications Commission has come down on the side of the consumer in this case, many organizations (like hotels) are still blocking personal Wi-Fi hotspots.
All data collectors and data brokers fear regulators will break their data supply through privacy regulations, but few fear the connection will be cut through device ownership regulation. Yet, that's exactly what's set to happen if the FCC has its way in severing cable companies' ties to set-top boxes.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The top news stories for May 11, 2015.
The Federal Communications Commission adopted new rules on Friday designed to open more spectrum for mobile broadband.