Over 150 state lawmakers are firing back at Google for claims made by the company’s executive chairman, billionaire Eric Schmidt, the lawmakers say are based on “misinformation from climate activists who intentionally confuse free market policy perspectives for climate change denial.”Read More →
Following criticism from progressive groups for its low-profile support of net neutrality over the past several years, Google recently emailed supporters attempting to kill doubts on where it stood on the issue.Read More →
By Josh Peterson | Watchdog.org
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Federal lawmakers already are beginning to look beyond the 2014 midterm elections, and the fight to turn the Internet into a public utility could be setting the stage for a revamp of telecommunication law in the new Congress.
Talk of modernizing the Telecommunications Act of 1996, or ’96 Act, was on [...]
Concerns about higher consumer prices if cable and satellite customers could unsubscribe from local channels they didn’t watch stalled a move on Capitol Hill to create a la carte local TV. But the proposal’s champions are fighting to keep the idea alive.Read More →
The Federal Communications Commission received over 3 million comments regarding its authority over the nation’s Internet as the latest special interest battle at the agency concluded Monday.Read More →