FCC Moves Forward on Rolling Back Title II Net Neutrality

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The agency's commissioners vote 2-1 to take the first step towards reversing classification of broadband as a utility. read more. THR, Esq. Business Tech Business THR Online

Telecoms Request Rehearing on Net Neutrality Appeal

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The petition continues one of the biggest debates in U.S. technology law. read more. THR, Esq. Tech Tech THR Online

Episode 85 – Over The Top, Net Neutrality, and more

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The post Episode 85 – Over The Top, Net Neutrality, and more originally appeared on Entertainment Law Offices of Gordon P. Show notes are located at [link] The Latest episode of my Entertainment Law podcast, Entertainment Law Update , is now available for your enjoyment. Listen here, or subscribe and download in your favorite podcast listening app. Here's what we talked about… Eagles Sue Hotel California for Trademark Infringement.

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Tom Wheeler Hints at Coming Legal Efforts to Save Net Neutrality

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The outgoing FCC chairman doesn't think his legacy will be overturned easily. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Tech Business THR Online

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai Sets in Motion Reversal of Title II Net Neutrality

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One tech group immediately blasts the proposal, saying "it could toss the streaming and internet economy back into chaos." read more. THR, Esq. Business Television Tech Business THR Online

Hollywood Docket: Net Neutrality Vote; Pirate Bay Appeal; Michael Savage

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Eriq Gardner Entertainment law news including Net Neutrality, Pirate Bay appeal, and Michael Savage's "indentured servitude" read more. THR, Esq. The Business Business

Appeals Court Denies First Attempt to Halt FCC's Net Neutrality Rules

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Telecoms will continue to challenge, but the rules go into effect on Friday. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Television Tech Business THR Online

Donald Trump Expected to Appoint Ajit Pai as New FCC Chairman

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A net neutrality foe, Pai has often opposed new regulations promulgated at the media oversight body. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Television Tech Business THR Online

NY AG Fights Removal of Lawsuit Alleging ISP Throttled Netflix

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Charter Communications contends that federal law including net neutrality regulations preempt state claims made over promised Internet speed and access to content.

India and Net Neutrality

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Shruti Barker, Covington Burling, here, on the net neutrality debate in India. Link here to regulator Telecom Regulatory Authority of India's paper discussing background issues, net neutrality More on the issue from the Times of India, here from the BBC.

FCC's Proposal to Reshape Access to TV Programming Appears Doomed

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FCC chairman Ajit Pai holds his first presser and takes questions about net neutrality, the AT&T-Time Warner merger and more topics. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Television Tech Business THR Online

FCC Will Vote On Net Neutrality Thursday Despite Protests (Analysis)

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The passage will begin a long process of comments and rewrites before there is a final vote, followed by the inevitable court challenges. read more. The Business THR Online THR, Esq. FCC Business

Graber on Bottom-Up Constitutionalism: The Case of Net Neutrality

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Graber, University of Zurich, Faculty of Law, has published Bottom-Up Constitutionalism: The Case of Net Neutrality at 7 Transnational Legal Theory 524 (2017). Net neutrality is no longer only a battle cry of a Christoph B.

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Graber on Bottom-Up Constitutionalism: The Case of Net Neutrality

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Graber, University of Zurich, Faculty of Law, has published Bottom-Up Constitutionalism: The Case of Net Neutrality at 7 Transnational Legal Theory 524 (2017). Net neutrality is no longer only a battle cry of a Christoph B.

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FCC Chair Moves To Roll Back Net Neutrality Rules

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FCC Chair Ajit Pai has apparently announced his plan to roll back net neutrality rules, first launched by the agency under the Obama administration and ultimately upheld in a 2016 District of Columbia Circuit ruling, United States Telecom Association v

EU Adopts Net Neutrality

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From the New York Times: The EU is setting new rules that guarantee net neutrality for the 28 member states of the European Union. The European Parliament has voted to support the new regime, which ends roaming charges by Christmas

The Canadian Net Neutrality Regime So Far

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Michael Geist, University of Ottawa Faculty of Law, takes a look at Canada's net neutrality regime here. He writes in part that at first reports from the CTRC suggest that net neutrality violations are rare, suggesting that things are going

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D.C. Circuit Judges Debate Whether 1st Amendment Lets ISPs Block Digital Content

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There will be no rehearing, but concurrences and dissents touch upon the future of net neutrality anyway. read more. THR, Esq. Business Television Tech Business THR Online

As net neutrality dies, one man wants to make Verizon pay for its sins - The Verge

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As net neutrality dies, one man wants to make Verizon pay for its sins - The Verge"Nguyen's complaints are comprehensive and wide-ranging. He points to Verizon temporarily blocking the Nexus 7, third-party iPhone 6s, and third-party Nexus 6s.

DC Circuit Denies Petition For Rehearing En Banc of 2016 Net Neutrality Decision

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The DC Circuit has declined to review its 2016 ruling upholding the net neutrality rules. The per curiam opinion addresses the arguments made by the dissent that there is a distinction between holding that the statute clearly classifies ISPs as

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The French Approach to "Net Neutrality"

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Catherine Jasserand, University of Amsterdam Faculty of Law, has published Critical Views on the French Approach to ''Net Neutrality'' at 16 Journal of Internet Law 18 (2013). Discussions on net neutrality have started three years ago

Implementing Net Neutrality Across Legal Regimes

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Christopher Marsden, University of Sussex Law School, has published Comparative Case Studies in Implementing Net Neutrality: A Critical Analysis.

Net Neutrality and the First Amendment

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California Supports Net Neutrality. Adam Lamparello, Indiana Tech Law School, has published The Internet is the New Marketplace of Ideas: Why Riley v. Here is the abstract. Technology has ushered civil liberties into the virtual world, and the law must

ISPs, Self-Interest, and Net Neutrality

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Sébastien Broos, HEC-Ulg, and Axel Gautier, University of Liege, Research Center on Public and Population Economics, Catholic University of Louvain, Center for Operations Research and Econometrics, have published Competing One-Way Essential Complements: The Forgotten Side of Net Neutrality.

Net Neutrality Standards In the Netherlands

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Nico Van Eijk, Institute for Information Law (IViR, University of Amsterdam), has published The Proof of the Pudding is in the Eating: Moving Away from Ideology, Putting Net Neutrality in Practice.

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The FCC Chair and Net Neutrality

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From the New York Times, a piece on FCC Chair Tom Wheeler and both sides of the net neutrality debate

The Net Neutrality Rules

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The FCC''s Open Internet Order, a summary and links to the full text

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Net Neutrality Stories

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Robert Faris, Hal Roberts, Bruce Etling, Dalia Othman, and Yochai Benkler, all of the Berkman Center for Internet and Society, Harvard University, have published Score Another One for the Internet? The Role of the Networked Public Sphere in the U.S.

President Obama's Stand On Net Neutrality

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From the New York Times: a report that the President fully supports net neutrality as the FCC now conceives of it. Here''s a link to coverage

FCC Adopts Net Neutrality Rules, Reclassifies Broadband Access under Title II

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After nearly 4 million public comments, and months of vigorous public, industry, and Congressional debate, the FCC, by a 3-2 vote, approved revised net neutrality rules to “protect the Open Internet.” A clearer picture of the net neutrality rules will emerge in the next few weeks when they are officially published in the Federal Register, and presumably take effect 60 days later. Internet Regulatory broadband FCC regulation net neutrality

D.C. Circuit: FCC Cannot Mandate Net Neutrality

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See below for a breakdown of what the decision means for net neutrality: The Ruling – Today’s ruling holds that the FCC does not have the statutory authority to regulate Comcast’s bandwidth use policies. In a unanimous decision today, the D.C.

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O'Donoghue and Pascoe on Net Neutrality in the EU

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Robert O'Donoghue and Tom Pascoe, both of Brick Court Chambers, have published Net Neutrality in the EU: Unresolved Issues Under the New Regulation. Here is the abstract. This article explores some of the key issues that are likely to arise

Net Neutrality Rules In Various Regimes

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Christopher Marsden, University of Sussex, has published Net Neutrality: Measuring the Problem, Assessing the Legal Risks, as IBEI Working Papers 2013/42 Telefonica Chair Series. Network neutrality is a growing policy controversy. Here is the abstract. Traffic management techniques affect not

The FCC and Net Neutrality

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Larry Downes, Larry Downes Consulting Group, has published Unscrambling the FCC's Net Neutrality Order: Preserving the Open Internet, but Which One? at 20 Comm Law Conspectus 83 (2011). Here is the abstract. This article offers a critical reading of the

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The FCC Votes Net Neutrality In Effect

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The FCC has adopted new rules under Title II of the Communications Act to regulate the Internet. Briefly, in the words of the FCC''s Open Internet Order: no blocking, no throttling, no paid prioritization. Discussion here from the Washington Post

Analyzing Net Neutrality Rules and Their Impact On Traffic

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Martin Peitz, University of Mannheim Department of Economics and Florian Schuett, Tilburg Law and Economics Center (TILEC), Tilburg University Center and Faculty of Economics and Business Adminsitration, have published Net Neutrality and Inflation of Traffic as TILEC Discussion Paper No

FCC’s New Rules for “Net Neutrality”

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The proposed rules would require carriers to practice “reasonable&# network management and respect “net neutrality,&# the principle that all web traffic should be treated equally. The FCC is following up on President Obama’s campaign promise to enforce net neutrality and used fairly grandiose rhetoric to explain the implications of its action: “The rise of serious challenges to the free and open Internet puts us at a crossroads.

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Economics and Net Neutrality

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Jerry Brito, et al, have published Net Neutrality Regulation: The Economic Evidence. Here is the abstract. In the authors' shared opinion, the economic evidence does not support the regulations proposed in the Commission’s Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Regarding Preserving the

Hollywood Docket: 'Crocodile Dundee' Paul Hogan To Sue Australia

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Eriq Gardner Entertainment law news including Playboy-DirectTV settlement, Wikileaks, and net neutrality. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Business

Taxing Dead Celebs, Fee Shifting in Copyright Cases and Red Flag Knowledge – ELU 75

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Net Neutrality upheld in DC Circuit Ruling. The Latest episode of my Entertainment Law podcast, Entertainment Law Update , is now available for your enjoyment. Listen here, or subscribe and download in your favorite podcast listening app. Show notes are located at [link].