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US net neutrality laws to expire in June

New regulations handing providers broad new power over how consumers can access the Internet will take effect thereafter.

Apr 18, 2018

China's ZTE may lose Android licence

US regulators propose new rules that could cut into ZTE's sales, while a supply ban means it may not be able to use Android in its devices.

Apr 17, 2018

Toyota readies 'talking' vehicles for 2021

The cars, which will use short-range wireless technology to 'talk' to each other, will be launched in the US.

Feb 15, 2018

SpaceX promises out of this world Internet

Elon Musk's space company gets the nod for its application to provide broadband services using satellites in the US and worldwide.

Dec 18, 2017

France to defend net neutrality

The French government commits to protect net neutrality despite decisions taken by other countries to do otherwise.


US regulators ditch net neutrality rules

The lawmakers repeal rules aimed at ensuring a free and open Internet, setting up a court fight.


Internet Association asks for US net neutrality vote delay

The FCC will be voting to repeal a 2015 order banning Internet providers from blocking or throttling online content.


FCC chief plans to ditch US net neutrality rules

The Federal Communications Commission aims to repeal landmark 2015 rules that prohibited ISPs from impeding consumer access to Web content.

May 9, 2017

FCC site attacked after net neutrality proposal

The commission's site was hit by denial-of-service attacks after it was criticised by comedian John Oliver for its plan to reverse net neutrality rules.

May 8, 2017

FCC chairman wants to cut digital regulations

US Federal Communications Commission head Ajit Pai continues a sweeping regulatory review to get rid of rules that are barriers to business.

Apr 3, 2017

Major US ISPs will not sell clients' information

US ISPs say they will not sell Internet browsing information, days after Congress approved legislation reversing Internet privacy rules.

Mar 24, 2017

Senate votes to overturn Obama broadband privacy rules

The US Senate yesterday voted narrowly to repeal regulations requiring ISPs to do more to protect customers' privacy.

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