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FCC chairman rejects Verizon's throttling defense

The wireless carrier's argument that "all the kids do it" isn't good enough, the official says in a press conference.

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CEO of Verizon Wireless, Dan Mead, during his keynote speech at CTIA 2012.

Verizon Wireless CEO fires back at FCC over throttling brouhaha

Daniel Mead says he was blindsided by the FCC's letter last week that berated the company over its network management policy. He defends the policy while making the case for continued lax regulations.

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FCC chairman puts Verizon in hot seat over new throttling policy

FCC's Tom Wheeler says in a letter he's "deeply troubled" by Verizon's move to single out unlimited data customers, which could slow their access to the Internet.

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Comcast officially weighs in on Net neutrality debate

The company highlights key points in its well-known position on protecting a free and open Internet. But it also offered suggestions on how to protect consumers.

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Netflix to FCC: Interconnection matters. Just ask John Oliver

The US' top source of Internet traffic, Netflix beats the Net neutrality drum in a new filing to FCC, with a nod to HBO's viral comedy-show clip.

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Web giants call for equal Internet traffic rules

As public comment on an FCC proposal wraps up, a group of 36 Web companies, including Google, Netflix, and Amazon, reiterates opposition to paying ISPs for so-called fast lane access.

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Occupy Google protest takes a stand at Google headquarters

Demanding the tech giant do more to protect Net neutrality, protesters picket the company's Silicon Valley campus. Only thing is that Google is already a defender of their cause.

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The FCC commissioners (left to right): Ajit Pai, Mignon Clyburn, Tom Wheeler (chairman), Jessica Rosenworcel, and Michael Oâ??Rielly.

DSL subscribers more likely to get cheated on broadband, says FCC

Most broadband customers get the speeds ISPs advertise -- but some don't, and they're likely to be DSL users, says an FCC report.

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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."

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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.

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FCC: What's up with those Netflix-ISP 'peering' deals?

Chairman Tom Wheeler says the agency needs a better handle on broadband provider hookups to make sure the ISPs aren't abusing their power.

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John Oliver's Net neutrality response swamps FCC

The agency's comment system, accepting public input on proposed Net neutrality rules, buckles after the comedian tells Internet trolls to pile on.

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