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  1. Kiss Your Ads Goodbye: How Net Neutrality May Impact Content & Advertising

    On May 15, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted in favor of the preliminary proposal that will allow "fast lanes" on the Internet. However, the proposal set forth by FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler, a former lobbyist for cable companies...

  2. UK Reopens Google Street View Wi-Fi Investigation

    A report by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) found a Google engineer had warned his bosses the project had the potential to gather personal data. Given the findings of the FCC we have reopened our investigation.

  3. Google Blames FCC for Street View Investigation Delays

    Google today filed a 17-page response to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), accusing the government agency of causing delays that slowed down the Street View Wi-Fi data grab investigation and resulted in Google paying a $25,000 fine.

  4. Congressman, EPIC Push for Larger Google Street View Investigation

    Not content with Google's $25,000 fine for obstructing a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) investigation into the allegations, a U.S. The FCC began its Google investigation in May 2010. EPIC lambasted the FCC's ruling for being too lenient.

  5. FCC Voting on Net Neutrality Dec. 21

    The FCC will vote on "adopting basic rules of the road to preserve the open Internet as a platform for innovation, investment, competition, and free expression. House Republicans are trying to halt the FCC, preparing "a letter to the agency...

  6. Founder Berners-Lee Sees Social Media Corrupting His Intent For The Web

    The FCC told Comcast to stop the practice, but in April 2010 a federal court ruled the FCC could not require Comcast to do so. In 2007 BitTorrent, a company whose "peer-to-peer" network protocol allows people to share music, video and other files...

  7. FCC Targets Google Over Wi-Fi Data Collection

    The FCC confirmed the investigation began earlier this year after privacy advocacy group Electronic Privacy Information Center sent a complaint in May. As the agency charged with overseeing the public airwaves, we are committed to ensuring that the...

  8. Google, Verizon Outline 7-Point Proposal Towards An Open Web

    What would clearly be in the two companies' interest is their proposal for new FCC policies. Reminding the FCC's lost case against Comcast on web neutrality, the proposal also calls for new open policies to be enforced on a "case-by-case basis...

  9. AOL Names Nine Board Members for Post-Time Warner Separation

    Since his FCC gig, Powell has served as a Senior Advisor to Providence Equity Partners, a private equity firm focused on media, entertainment, communications and information investments, since 2005. Powell was Chairman of the FCC from 2001 to 2005...

  10. FCC Votes to Pursue Genachowski's Proposed Net Neutrality Rules

    This means the two rules will be opened for public comment before finalized through an FCC vote. Yet that conflict was ultimately resolved by the two companies -- without FCC intervention -- after Comcast's alleged bad behavior was exposed by a...

  11. SearchDay | Should You Target the Head or the Long Tail?

    Obama to Nominate Former IAC Executive as FCC Chairman Posted by Nathania Johnson Jan 13, 2009 President-elect Barack Obama is planning to nominate former IAC executive Julius Genachowski as FCC Chairman, according to the Wall Street Journal.