News of the Week; September 19, 2018

MEDIA, COMMUNICATIONS & NET NEUTRALITY Court Rules FCC Must Release Records That Could Explain Fraudulent Net Neutrality Comments Judge: FCC can’t hide records that may explain net neutrality comment fraud Ajit Pai calls California’s net neutrality rules “illegal” Ajit Pai Whines About California’s Net Neutrality Effort, Calls It ‘Radical,’ ‘Illegal’ Scott Wiener Paints Ajit Pai […]

Public Talk for the Emerging Media Lab Lecture Series – Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018

Just in case anyone is interested I’m giving a talk at 4 PM on Tuesday September 25, 2018 in Room 205 of the West Mall Swing Space. Everyone is welcome….See the above poster for more details…. Jon

News of the Week; September 12, 2018

MEDIA, COMMUNICATIONS & NET NEUTRALITY Ajit Pai does ISPs’ bidding, pushes for tighter rules on Google and Facebook Ajit Pai Again (Falsely) Claims States Are Powerless To Protect Broadband Consumers Ajit Pai helped Charter kill consumer-protection rules in Minnesota Verizon throttling firefighters may have violated FCC rule, Democrats say Verizon’s Pivot From Stodgy Old Telco […]

News of the Week; September 5, 2018

MEDIA, COMMUNICATIONS & NET NEUTRALITY  Court Rules It’s Fine If FCC Wants To Deem Just One Available ISP As ‘Competition’ Millions could lose cheap phone service under FCC’s overhaul of Lifeline FCC Criticized for Surrendering Power to Punish Verizon After Firefighters Got Throttled During Wildfire Verizon’s Oath Will Still Scan Your E-mail For Advertising Purposes […]

News of the Week; August 29, 2018

MEDIA, COMMUNICATIONS & NET NEUTRALITY FCC Approves Another Radio Station Acquisition by a Company that is 100% Foreign-Owned  FCC can define markets with only one ISP as “competitive,” court rules Standard of Review: The Beginning of the End or the End of the Beginning? Net Neutrality Advocates, State Governments Argue Against Internet Freedom Order in […]

News of the Week; August 22, 2018

MEDIA, COMMUNICATIONS & NET NEUTRALITY Telus class action case heads to the SCC This Really Isn’t Our Fight and It Will Cost Us”: Behind the Scenes of CBC Support for Bell’s Website Blocking Plan (Michael Geist) Email Marketing In Canada (CASL) Maximum Mudslinging: How Powerful Lobby Groups Are Working to Sideline Civil Society Voices on […]

News of the Week; August 15, 2018

MEDIA, COMMUNICATIONS & NET NEUTRALITY When Did Ajit Pai Know? On Thursday, Ajit Pai Has To Explain Why His FCC Made Up A DDOS Attack And Lied To Congress Ajit Pai grilled by lawmakers on why FCC spread “myth” of DDoS attack Ajit Pai Does Something Right, Will Reform Stupid Utility Pole Rules To Speed […]

News of the Week; August 8, 2018

MEDIA, COMMUNICATIONS & NET NEUTRALITY FCC lied to Congress about made-up DDoS attack, investigation found  Here’s the Internal Report Proving the FCC Made Up a Cyberattack That Hack of the FCC’s Comment Section Last Year? It Never Actually Happened, Agency Admits Ajit Pai Throws His Employees Under The Bus After Investigation Proves FCC Made Up […]

News of the Week; August 1, 2018

MEDIA, COMMUNICATIONS & NET NEUTRALITY CRTC Truthiness: New Docs Reveal New Story About Bell Meetings with the Commission on Website Blocking  Trump Throws His FCC Under The Bus For Pointing Out Sinclair May Have Lied During Its Merger Sales Pitch Ajit Pai Lies (Again) To Congress With Claim Net Neutrality Killed Broadband Investment FCC Chairman […]

News of the Week; July 25, 2018

MEDIA, COMMUNICATIONS & NET NEUTRALITY Court Rules Quebec Plan for Mandated ISP Blocking of Online Gambling Sites is Unconstitutional A $250,000 Reminder that “CASL” is Not Just an AntiSpam Law CRTC Issues Penalties to Middle Men Under CASL to Combat Malware Installation Audio Bulletin – CRTC Issues Penalties to Middle Men Under CASL to Combat […]