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June 23, 2015

FCC Official to Guide Consumers, Schools on Net Neutrality

After establishing rules to protect "net neutrality," the FCC added a new agency ombudsperson as a resource for consumers.

June 22, 2015

New FCC Official Could Help Schools Navigate 'Net Neutrality'

In an attempt to help enforce "net neutrality" for schools and other organizations, the FCC created a new ombudsperson to act on consumers' behalf.

June 18, 2015

FCC Moves to Add Broadband to 'Lifeline' Program for Needy Households, Students

The commission voted 3-2 to invite public comments about restructuring the Lifeline Program to cover more affordable broadband access for low-income families.

June 12, 2015

Federal Court Allows FCC Open Internet Rules to Go Forward

A federal court ruling will allow FCC rules protecting "net neutrality" to go forward, despite the telecom industry's objections.

February 26, 2015

FCC Votes 3-2 to Protect Net Neutrality, Prevent 'Fast Lanes'

School and library officials applauded the FCC's action, because they believe it prevents their institutions from being relegated to a "slow lane" of Internet service.

February 23, 2015

Republican FCC Commissioners Request Delay of Net Neutrality Vote

Federal Communications Commissioners Ajit Pai and Mike O'Rielly Monday asked the FCC chairman to release his 332-page "net neutrality" plan and postpone Thursday's scheduled vote.

February 04, 2015

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler Floats Proposed 'Open Internet' Rules

By proposing that Internet service be regulated much like public utilities are, the FCC official seeks to retain "net neutrality."

January 21, 2015

Student-Data Privacy, Net Neutrality Make Cameos in State of the Union Address

The education technology community must continue waiting for details on the new federal Student Digital Privacy Act proposed by President Obama earlier this month.

November 17, 2014

E-Rate Funding Would Rise Sharply Under FCC Plan

A proposal by FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler would raise yearly funding for the E-rate program from $2.4 billion to $3.9 billion.

November 10, 2014

'Net Neutrality' Stirs Passions of Some Ed. Groups, Gets Silence From Others

A number of education and technology groups have called for the FCC to protect net neutrality, but the nation's two biggest teachers' unions have been silent on the issue.

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