Verizon Tells the FCC to Shove It – Believes the FCC Is Overstepping Its Authority with Its Quest for ‘Net Neutality’

FCC Commissioners - October 2009Verizon is taking a big step today by filing an appeal against the FCC's self-imposed powers to regulate the Internet, a duty not granted by Congress. Verizon's press release attached below is pretty self explanatory, claiming that the FCC is overstepping its authority and is actually hurting openness and innovation on the Internet with its new [...]

Higher Prices for Services Like Hulu Plus, Netflix, VUDU Most Likely Coming Due to FCC’s Net Neutrality Regulation

Roku XD|S Netflix GraphicToday the FCC voted 3-2 for "net neutrality" regulation that will allow broadband providers to charge alleged bandwidth hogging services a toll to run through their pipes. The neutrality bit comes from the fact that consumers won't be forced into paying for a "faster, less congested highway" and won't be blocked from accessing websites of their choosing (kind [...]