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[Spying] “Pentagon testing mass surveillance balloons across the US”

“The US military is conducting wide-area surveillance tests across six midwest states using experimental high-altitude balloons, documents filed with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) reveal. Up to 25 unmanned solar-powered balloons are being launched from rural South Dakota and drifting 250 miles … Continue reading

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Good News: “Regulators abolish [Obama era] ‘net neutrality’ rules”

“The U.S. Federal Communications Commission voted along party lines on Thursday to repeal landmark 2015 rules that intended to ensure a free and open Internet, as protesters gather to oppose the change. The 3-2 ruling sets up a court fight … Continue reading

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“FCC Plans December Vote to Kill [FAKE] Net Neutrality Rules”

“The U.S. Federal Communications Commission next month is planning a vote to kill Obama-era rules demanding fair treatment of web traffic and may decide to vacate the regulations altogether, according to people familiar with the plans…” https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-11-15/killing-net-neutrality-rules-is-said-readied-for-december-vote The obama admin … Continue reading

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Good News: “FCC votes 2-1 to advance repeal of Obama-era internet rules”

“The U.S. Federal Communications Commission voted 2-1 on Thursday to advance a Republican plan to reverse the Obama administration’s 2015 “net neutrality” order.” http://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-fcc-neutrality-idUSKCN18E2H7 Net neutrality existed before Obama was in office. Obama’s new set of rules would pass ownership … Continue reading

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“FCC clears way for big TV mergers, eases broadband price limits”

“The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday accelerated its deregulation push under Republican control, voting to ease limits on broadcast TV ownership and prices that large telecom companies can charge businesses and governments for bulk broadband services… Consumer groups and some … Continue reading

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“New FCC chair vows to shrink industry regulations”

” The new Republican chairman of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission, Ajit Pai, vowed to pare back outdated commission regulations… He opposed many rules imposed by the Obama administration, including net neutrality, broadband privacy and media ownership limits…” https://www.yahoo.com/tech/fcc-chair-vows-shrink-industry-regulations-172333475–finance.html

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“FCC Takeover Of Internet Confirmed”

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