net neutrality

US to Relinquish Admin Control of Internet.

U.S. officials announced plans to relinquish federal government control over the administration of the Internet, a move likely to please international critics but alarm many business leaders and others who rely on smooth functioning of the Web. Pressure to let go of the final vestiges of U.S. authority over the system of Web addresses and…

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The Internet of Things Means Business

Connected devices and networked machines are enabling industry and government to collect information and act on it in ways that will redefine IT and business. One of the remarkable yet sobering realities of business is how quickly the world has become networked—and interconnected. Over the last decade, wireless technologies have extended the reach of computers…

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Netflix Cuts Deal with Comcast to Speed Service

Netflix has agreed to pay Comcast to ensure that its movies and TV shows stream more quickly, the latest evidence of a shift in the balance of power in favor of Internet service providers. Emboldened by a mid-January federal appeals court ruling that eliminated “net neutrality” rules, which had prohibited Internet providers from prioritizing content,…

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As seen on The Hill – Democrats Increase Pressure on FCC with New Neutrality Bill.

THE LEDE: House and Senate Democrats introduced a net neutrality bill Monday that could pressure the Federal Communications Commission into action. The bill — the Open Internet Preservation Act — is a response to a federal court decision earlier this year that struck down the FCC’s net neutrality rules, which prevented Internet providers from blocking or…

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