Sen. Al Franken says regulating the Internet like a telephone service is the only way the FCC could withstand legal challenges from the telecom industry.
In a 3-2 vote, the agency decides to apply the same rules that govern telephone service to broadband, with the hope that it ensures the fair and equal treatment of all traffic on the Internet.
The Apple Watch is the likely star of Apple's upcoming "Spring Forward" event, but other popular products may emerge with fresh upgrades.
Commentary: The new regulatory action by the FCC has sweeping implications for the Internet, and the price we will pay over time for this radical shift will be severe.
Netflix's recent deal in Australia and comments from its CFO suggested it was backtracking on its pro-neutrality stance.
Comments suggest a retreat in the fight against reclassifying broadband as a public utility.
In a last-ditch effort to stop the FCC from adopting regulations to keep the Internet open, the two Republican commissioners are asking the chairman to delay the vote.
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler announces the date to a CES crowd, indicating that the proposal on the table will include reclassifying broadband as a utility.
The head of the Federal Communications Commission will submit a proposal for new Internet regulations in the coming weeks.
With the FCC set to vote this week on new rules governing the Internet, CNET breaks down everything you need to know about complicated, but critical, issue.