• Oct 9, 2019
  • Caleb Chen
  • Governments, Net Neutrality, News,

US Court says that states can ignore FCC and pass their own net neutrality laws

A circuit judge has ruled that States can enact their own net neutrality laws – like California is doing – and that isn’t against the current federal rules on net neutrality. Ever since the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) outlawed net neutrality protections in 2016, the question of whether states could enact their own net neutrality … Continue reading “US Court says that states can ignore FCC and pass their own net neutrality laws”

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President Trump wants to use an executive order to make the FCC and FTC police social media censorship

President Trump has a plan to involve the FTC and FCC in policing censorship by social media companies such as Facebook and Twitter. Earlier in August, CNN’s Brian Fung reported on a summary of a draft executive order from President Trump that was first reported on by Politico. The executive order is supposedly aimed to … Continue reading “President Trump wants to use an executive order to make the FCC and FTC police social media censorship”

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America has killed Net Neutrality; Why you need a VPN service

The FCC officially ended net neutrality protections on June 11th, 2018. Net neutrality was established when internet service providers were designated as Title II utility providers in 20xx. Under net neutrality rules, internet service providers (ISPs) weren’t allowed to throttle or play favorites on their network. Without net neutrality, internet service providers are free to … Continue reading “America has killed Net Neutrality; Why you need a VPN service”

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  • Dec 14, 2017
  • PIA Team
  • Announcements, Net Neutrality, News,

Private Internet Access Statement On End of Net Neutrality

At Private Internet Access, while we have always had strong hope that governments would do the right thing, we’ve never based our business nor service around variables. As such, using technology, not legislation, we’ve continually worked hard to provide unrestricted, unfiltered and neutral access to netizens all over the world. In the past and present, … Continue reading “Private Internet Access Statement On End of Net Neutrality”

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  • Nov 22, 2017
  • Caleb Chen
  • Governments, Net Neutrality, News,

Reddit’s diverse subreddits in an uproar over FCC Chairman Ajit Pai’s proposed net neutrality repeal

American internet users are facing a dire situation: The FCC has officially started its net neutrality repeal. The FCC’s move would end strong net neutrality protections and additionally stop states from enacting their own net neutrality rules. The telecom lobby has successfully pushed for that last caveat – likely because they saw the uproar of state … Continue reading “Reddit’s diverse subreddits in an uproar over FCC Chairman Ajit Pai’s proposed net neutrality repeal”

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  • Oct 25, 2017
  • Caleb Chen
  • Net Neutrality, News,

Call your representatives today and tell them to stop Ajit Pai from dismantling net neutrality

With net neutrality’s repeal looming over our heads – now is the time to push your politicians to care about this issue. Today, the Senate Committee on Energy and Technology, the committee that oversees the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), will meet regarding oversight of the FCC and their coming net neutrality plans. The FCC chairman, … Continue reading “Call your representatives today and tell them to stop Ajit Pai from dismantling net neutrality”

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  • Aug 7, 2017
  • Caleb Chen
  • Governments, Net Neutrality, News,

These are the 11 Representatives and 21 Senators that have stood up to the FCC regarding net neutrality

Last week, the FCC received two letters – one signed by 11 members of Congress and another signed by 21 members of Senate. The first letter was titled simply: “In the Matter of Restoring Internet Freedom” and reminds the FCC what Congress’s thoughts on net neutrality are. The second letter calls for a longer comment … Continue reading “These are the 11 Representatives and 21 Senators that have stood up to the FCC regarding net neutrality”

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  • Jul 19, 2017
  • Caleb Chen
  • Governments, Net Neutrality, News,

Trump Administration officially announces support for FCC net neutrality rollback

The Trump Administration has officially thrown its support behind the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) net neutrality rolback – the quest to destroy net neutrality rules in America. Even up until earlier this week, Press Secretary Sean Spicer had been declining to comment on the President’s stance on net neutrality – as is appropriate given the … Continue reading “Trump Administration officially announces support for FCC net neutrality rollback”

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  • Jul 11, 2017
  • Caleb Chen
  • Governments, Net Neutrality, News,

Defend the open internet: Tomorrow is the Internet’s Net Neutrality Day of Action

Tomorrow, on July 12th, the Internet will commemorate a Net Neutrality Day of Action to stand up for net neutrality in the United States. Net Neutrality is the idea that internet service providers (ISPs) should enable access to all content and applications regardless of the source, and without favoring or blocking particular products, services, or … Continue reading “Defend the open internet: Tomorrow is the Internet’s Net Neutrality Day of Action”

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  • Jun 20, 2017
  • Caleb Chen
  • Governments, News, Privacy,

The California Broadband Internet Privacy Act aims to protect your broadband privacy from ISPs

California Assemblymember Ed Chau has introduced a new internet privacy bill in California in direct response to the repeal of FCC internet privacy regulations, which were struck out several months ago with President Trump’s signature despite rampant public outcry. The bill, A.B. 375, is titled the California Broadband Internet Privacy Act. As the Chair of … Continue reading “The California Broadband Internet Privacy Act aims to protect your broadband privacy from ISPs”

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