NCTA: Majority of Americans Say Internet Should Be Lightly Regulated and Not a Public Utility, New Survey Reports

 A majority of Americans says that the government should employ a “light touch” when regulating the internet and that reliance on an “public utility” model of regulation is not appropriate for the growth and development of dynamic broadband networks, according to a new study by Morning Consult, released today by the NCTA – The Internet & Television […]



Morning Consult: The FCC’s Step Forward for Rural Internet Service

By Betsy Huber When the Federal Communications Commission made its decision two years ago to regulate the internet as a public utility, the harm came to small towns and rural communities almost immediately. Internet companies nationwide slowed or stopped plans to invest in improving and expanding their services due to new legal and compliance costs. For rural […]


Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Techman Texts: New law needed to govern internet

By Ced Kurtz There has been a lot of Sturm and Drang lately about the Trump administration’s Federal Communications Commission undoing the net neutrality policy passed by the Obama administration’s FCC. Net neutrality rules prevent internet service providers (Verizon, Comcast, AT&T and others) from blocking apps and websites; throttling data speeds for specific apps and […]


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