Category Archives for Internet Law

AT&T Threatens To Sue FCC

The Federal Communications Commission’s recently hinted that it will reclassify broadband as a public utility, and some carriers are in a panic. Evidence of this is that AT&Ts recently announced that it will face the commission in court over this issue, and it promises to win. The company has warned the FCC that if it […]

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FCC Imposes Strong Internet Rules For ISPs

The Federal Communications Commission has come out in full support of the reclassification of the Internet as a public utility. The chairman of the Commission made a statement to the public saying that the commission would be supporting the reclassification of broadband under Title II to the fullest. This declaration means that carriers will not […]

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FCC Chairman Backs Obama’s Proposal For Internet Reclassification

The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, Tom Wheeler recently proposed Federal rules that will lead to the reclassification of the Internet as a utility. This is a notion that was endorsed by the US President Obama three months ago. The plan outlined by the FCC chairman will enshrine the right of Internet users to […]

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Comcast Facing Lawsuit From East Bay Area Residents

Comcast is facing a lawsuit by two San Francisco residents for abusing their home router network. The residents have complained that the company is using their Internet wireless routers without their permission. They add that the company is guilty of Internet clogging and connecting them with power wasting networks. They also accuse the company of connecting […]

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Department Of Justice Warns ISPs Against Misleading “Unlimited Internet” Adverts

The US Department of Justice has recently sent a warning to ISPs. The warning is to stop the ISPs from practicing deceptive marketing campaigns. If they do not cease coming up with misleading campaigns, they may face penalties from the DOJ. The deceptive marketing campaigns are “unlimited Internet” campaigns. They are deceptive because the ISPs […]

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