Jon Brodkin

Senate votes to overturn Ajit Pai’s net neutrality repeal

The US Senate voted to reverse the Federal Communications Commission's repeal of net neutrality rules, with all Democrats and three Republicans voting in favor of net neutrality. The Senate approved a Congressional Review Act (CRA) resolution that

FCC won’t delay vote, says net neutrality supporters are “desperate”

The Federal Communications Commission will move ahead with its vote to kill network neutrality rules Dec 14 despite an unresolved court case that could strip away even more consumer protections.

Examining the FCC claim that DDoS attacks hit net neutrality comment system

On May 8, when the Federal Communications Commission website failed and many people were prevented from submitting comments about network neutrality, the cause seemed obvious.

T-Mobile should stop claiming it has “Best Unlimited Network,” ad group says

T-Mobile USA should stop claiming that it has "America's Best Unlimited Network," the advertising industry's self-regulator said.

Chairman Pai’s policies harm Internet users, Commissioner Clyburn says on exit from FCC

As Mignon Clyburn left the Federal Communications Commission, the longtime telecommunications regulator worried that the FCC is abandoning its "prime directive" of protecting consumers.

Senate will vote to kill or keep net neutrality rules by June 12

Senate Democrats filed a long-promised petition to prevent the repeal of net neutrality rules in a move that will force a vote of the full Senate by a deadline of June 12. The Senate will have to vote on a Congressional Review Act (CRA) resolution

AT&T will ask Supreme Court to cripple the FTC’s authority over broadband

In an attempt to win a government lawsuit over its throttling of unlimited data plans, AT&T will appeal a ruling to the Supreme Court. The Federal Trade Commission sued AT&T in October 2014 in US District Court in Northern California, alle

AT&T explains why it blocked Cloudflare DNS: It was just an accident

AT&T has been blocking the new Cloudflare DNS service, but AT&T says the blocking was unintentional and that it will fix the problem soon.

California net neutrality bill that AT&T hates is coming to New York, too

A California bill that would impose the nation's strictest state net neutrality law is being replicated in the New York state legislature.

T-Mobile and Sprint don’t need to merge for 5G—they said so two months ago

One of the US' most successful mobile broadband providers is acquiring a struggling, smaller competitor, but it needs government approval of the merger.