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Top cable industry lobbyist to FCC: Don't regulate the Net

NCTA head and former FCC Chairman Michael Powell says regulating the Internet like a public utility, as Net neutrality supporters wish, would be a disaster.

By April 29, 2014

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Nevermind the hack: Snapchat hires lobbyists

Snapchat remains mum on specifics of how it plans to prevent another database breach, but it has already hired a Washington lobby firm.

By January 6, 2014

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Net fix: Who's to blame for the Net neutrality mess? Look to Verizon

Verizon fought hard to overturn 2010 rules governing Internet access. But it now faces the possibility that the FCC will impose even stricter regulations than the ones it had thrown out.

By January 15, 2015

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Net Fix: FCC chief on solving the Open Internet puzzle (Q&A)

With a vote looming on new rules for Internet access, Tom Wheeler talks candidly with CNET News in an exclusive interview about legal challenges, President Obama's role and being the butt of late-night TV jokes.

By January 14, 2015

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Samsung increases spending on U.S. lobbyists to $900K

After a patent lawsuit with Apple, the South Korean smartphone maker spends more on courting U.S. lawmakers.

By March 6, 2013

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Democrats introduce bill to ban 'paid prioritization' on the Net

In attempt to keep Net open to all, bill would require FCC to adopt rule that prevents formation of so-called "Internet fast lane."

By June 17, 2014

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John Oliver to FCC chairman: Prove you're not a dingo

Insisting he'd only compared the FCC's Tom Wheeler to a dingo, the comedian says Wheeler is being too defensive about claiming not to be one.

By June 16, 2014

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FCC Chairman to John Oliver: I am not a dingo

Tom Wheeler says John Oliver's segment on net neutrality, which brought down the FCC site, was creative.

By June 14, 2014

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FCC chairman says there will be no Internet 'fast lane'

During a speech in Los Angeles, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler again defends his stance on Net neutrality and tries to reassure the public that he wants to keep the Internet open for all.

By April 30, 2014

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Google’s fiber effect: Fuel for a broadband explosion

The mere promise of Google Fiber seems to be enough to send rivals scrambling to deliver ultrafast Internet service at a reasonable price. Just look at Austin, Texas.

By April 30, 2014