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After 3.7 million messages, FCC chief turns his attention to competition

What's this I hear about an "Open Internet?" you can just hear the late, great Gilda Radner asking in her old-lady garb.  Where I live, you can only get broadband from one provider.  How open is that?

Wheeler at CTIA: Net neutrality, incentive auctions, and the mobile future

For my Editor's Corner, I want to take a deeper dive into FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler's keynote Tuesday to kick off CTIA's Super Mobility Week, which I am attending.

Nancy Pelosi to FCC: Take a hint from Supremes, make broadband Title II

The House Minority Leader makes official the Democratic leadership's support of a very controversial move to regulate the Internet with the same language used to regulate long distance service.

Less need for broadband regulation with more competitors, says FCC's Wheeler

"It was the absence of competition that historically forced the imposition of strict government regulation in telecommunications," said a man whose industry is responsible for some monopolies.

Preliminary GAO report reveals usage-based Internet pricing already prevalent

Early figures from a report due out in November show that consumers are close to hitting a data usage roadblock that enterprises--which may use even more data--won't encounter.

FCC Chairman turns up volume on Verizon in wake of dingo metaphor

Tom Wheeler picks one comment from a concerned citizen, and starts a rallying cry that looks more like it's on that citizen's behalf than the previous rallying cry.

Going for broke, FCC's Wheeler calls for removing all limits on community broadband

Communities like Chattanooga, Tennessee should not be prohibited from expanding their broadband footprints, says the Chairman, triggering a states' rights battle.

Another side of net neutrality: The case in favor of Title II

Until recently, he was the principal spokesperson for telecommunications service providers in the U.S.--and yet Earl Comstock remains in favor of clear guidelines for Internet regulation.

Citizens for a free and open service bus

Unite, O Internet-i-zens of the world, behind the causes of freedom, openness and compatible software for every processor of every shape, size and color.

FCC Chair: Swallow 'commercially reasonable' or I'll sic Title II on you

It's wrong to assume that just because some Internet traffic may be made faster, other traffic will be slower. And other feats of linguistics.