FCC Refuses to Back Down From Plan to Strip Phone and Internet Subsidies for American Indians

FCC Refuses to Back Down From Plan to Strip Phone and Internet Subsidies for American Indians

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai speaks to members of the media after a fee assembly December 14, 2017 in Washington, DC.Photo: Getty Late final yr, the Federal Communications Commission below Ajit Pai voted to make it tougher for American Indians to obtain subsidies for broadband web service. Despite authorized challenges, the fee determined this […]

California's Strong Net Neutrality Bill Is Back

California's Strong Net Neutrality Bill Is Back

California State Senator Scott Wiener saying robust web neutrality provisions returned to his invoice, S.B. 822.Screenshot: Gizmodo It’s been a roller-coaster experience for one California lawmaker over the previous month as he’s tried to push a complete web neutrality invoice by means of the state’s legislature. In mid-June, it appeared as if Sen. Scott Wiener’s […]

Samsung's Galaxy Note 9 pen will embody Bluetooth

It’s not sure what the Note 9 can be like, though it is nonetheless anticipated to hold a Snapdragon 845 chip (and the corresponding Samsung Exynos chip in some areas) and the next generation of Bixby. This being Samsung, we would not be stunned if it packs digicam or show upgrades as effectively. If there’s […]

Authorities Arrest Man for Allegedly Threatening to Murder Ajit Pai's Children

Authorities Arrest Man for Allegedly Threatening to Murder Ajit Pai's Children

Photo: Pablo Martinez Monsivais (AP) Authorities arrested a California man on Friday who had allegedly despatched a number of demise threats to Ajit Pai, the Donald Trump-appointed chair of the Federal Communications Commission behind the death of net neutrality rules. According to a Department of Justice press release, the person in query is 33-year-old Norwalk […]

FBI tracks down California man who threatened Ajit Pai's household

Today the Department of Justice announced it has arrested a person in LA on costs that he threatened to kill the household of FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai. 33-year-old Markara Man allegedly despatched three emails to Pai from “[email protected]” that in succession blamed the commissioner for a kid’s suicide, threatened his youngsters whereas itemizing a number […]

AT&T can pay $5.25 million nice for 911 outages

The FCC stated right now that it had settled its investigation into two 911 outages skilled by AT&T clients final 12 months. On March eighth, AT&T wi-fi cellphone clients utilizing Voice over LTE weren’t in a position to connect with 911, a problem that lasted round 5 hours and affected 12,600 individuals. Then once more […]

Senator asks FCC if Stingrays can intrude with 911 calls

Wyden asks for details about any testing carried out by or required by the FCC concerning the disruption of communications and if no checks have been carried out, he needs to know why. Along with 911 name interference, he additionally asks in regards to the potential disruption of wi-fi web entry, results on the battery […]

FCC offers distant well being care an enormous funding increase

The regulator promised that it might modify the cap for inflation on a yearly foundation, and would let any unused spending carry ahead. The present FCC management hasn’t won many fans in expertise circles, however this telemedicine improve (together with hoped-for will increase in rural broadband funding) may very well be essential in the long […]

California Lawmaker Under Fire for Weakening State Net Neutrality Bill

California Lawmaker Under Fire for Weakening State Net Neutrality Bill

Activists mission messages about Assemblyman Miguel Santiago on the AT&T constructing in Oakland, June 20, 2018Photo: Alan Marling (Used with permission You reap what you sow. That’s the message activists are bringing after Miguel Santiago, a Democrat of Los Angeles, eviscerated a web neutrality invoice earlier than his committee within the California Assembly earlier this […]