Topic: Federal Communications Commission
The federal appeals court decision against the FCC regulations of "fleeting expletives" needs a hearing in the Supreme Court. The court's legal reasoning must be updated in the face of rapid changes in media, the increasing assault of vulgarity on children, and the demand of parents for government help.
07/15/2010 01:16 pm
A court has ruled that the FCC has to reconsider its fines for unplanned expletives blurted out on live broadcasts. The ruling comes as media experts debate whether the FCC should have a role in the Internet world.
07/14/2010 08:28 pm
Broadband regulation: FCC moves forward Thursday with the process of exploring new rules to help oversee high-speed Internet.
06/17/2010 03:09 pm
Networks have been under attack -- and successfully handled by operators -- as long as they’ve been around. Be wary of calls for more government supervision of the Internet.
04/29/2010 02:31 pm
US cybersecurity is weakened by our desire to keep government out of business.
04/29/2010 10:46 am
A court ruling against the FCC on Net neutrality brings up issues about the federal role in expanding access to broadband Internet. First rule: Do no harm, as the Web ever changes.
04/07/2010 12:50 pm
Some 1,100 communities are vying for a network that delivers high-speed Internet access, courtesy of Google – though most aren't sure exactly what benefits it will deliver.
04/05/2010 05:15 pm
The FCC gets the national broadband plan largely right, pushing private-sector competition while helping hard-to-reach populations.
03/16/2010 03:43 pm
The FCC previewed its national broadband plan Monday, a day before submitting it to Congress. How will its sweeping proposals be met by key players?
03/15/2010 07:28 pm
To ensure Americans are getting what they paid for, the FCC offers a free Internet connection speed test.
03/12/2010 04:15 pm