242 Results for

commissioners

Article

With new commissioner, Google faces tough times in Europe

Günther Oettinger took credit for derailing a settlement between European regulators and Google. Now, he's the incoming leader for digital issues.

By September 30, 2014

Article

The US government's wireless-spectrum auction: Why it matters (FAQ)

It's the first auction of new wireless spectrum in six years. CNET gets you up to speed on how this will affect your wireless service in the future.

By October 19, 2014

Article

NHL star retweets message wishing commissioner dead

In the midst of yet another labor dispute, the Chicago Blackhawks' Dave Bolland sends out a retweet that he subsequently deems a mistake. Should there be consequences?

By November 24, 2012

Article

Congress looks into FCC commissioner's move to Comcast

Chairman of the House oversight committee wants more information from the FCC about how Meredith Attwell Baker got her new job lobbying for Comcast just months after the agency approved the merger with NBC Universal.

By May 23, 2011

Article

Google privacy policy 'breaches EU law' says commissioner

The EU's justice commissioner has said Google's new privacy policy is in breach of European law.

By March 2, 2012

Article

If Congress wants new Net Neutrality rules, Congress should say so

Commentary: Outgoing Rep. Henry Waxman has flip-flopped, now urging the FCC to take extreme action on its own. It's an unfortunate twist in the on-again, off-again fight.

By October 6, 2014

Article

President Obama nominates new FCC commissioners

The president has nominated a Democrat and a Republican who each have experience working at the FCC to fill slots on the commission.

By November 1, 2011

Article

FCC commissioner: BART critics may be right

Commissioner Robert McDowell says critics have raised "very valid points" about the transit agency's decision to cut cell service to prevent a planned protest, but the FCC's probe is ongoing.

By August 24, 2011

Article

FTC commissioner calls for new 'do not track' approach

J. Thomas Rosch suggests ad networks could "answer under oath questions about their information practices" to create "do not track" whitelists and blacklists for the Web.

By August 22, 2011

Article

FCC approves rules for spectrum auction

The new rules for the complicated, but important auction set for late next year are a work of compromise that didn't fully satisfy big or small wireless carriers.

By May 15, 2014