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Senate votes to repeal broadband privacy rules

The FCC rules were already in limbo, thanks to the commission's new Republican leadership, but Congress can now put the nail in the coffin.

Senate votes to let ISPs sell your Web browsing history to...

Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | KrulUA) The US Senate today voted to eliminate broadband privacy rules that would have required ISPs to get...

Advertisers look forward to buying your Web browsing history from ISPs

Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Thomas Jackson) Six advertising industry trade groups yesterday thanked Republican lawmakers for introducing legislation that would overturn rules that...

After escaping net neutrality probe, Verizon expands data cap exemptions

Enlarge / Verizon's FiOS mobile app. (credit: Verizon) Just a few weeks after escaping a net neutrality investigation into data cap exemptions, Verizon...

Net neutrality hurts health care and helps porn, Republican senator claims

Enlarge / Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wisc.). (credit: Getty Images | Bill Clark) Republican senators yesterday claimed that net neutrality rules are hurting broadband...

Trump’s EPA chief: “We need to continue the debate” on climate...

Enlarge / Scott Pruitt shows off a hat with the logo of the organization he now leads. (credit: Aaron P.Bernstein/Getty Images) The...

Senators push FCC to keep its net neutrality rules

The U.S.Federal Communications Commission should reverse course and keep the net neutrality rules it passed just two years ago, several Democratic senators said Wednesday.The...

GOP senators’ new bill would let ISPs sell your Web browsing...

Enlarge (credit: Samantha Celera) Republican senators yesterday introduced legislation that would overturn new privacy rules for Internet service providers.If the Federal Communications Commission rules...

Oklahoma state bill would let property owners shoot down drones

Enlarge (credit: iStock / Getty Images Plus) An Oklahoma state senator has proposed a state law that if enacted, would remove civil...

Op-ed: The Internet belongs to the people, not powerful corporate interests

Enlarge / Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer. (credit: Getty Images | Win McNamee) US Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) is a guest...

Mike Pence used an AOL e-mail account for state business and...

Enlarge (credit: Gage Skidmore) As the Republican vice presidential candidate, Mike Pence vigorously chastised Hillary Clinton for using a personal server to send...

New FCC chairman: Net neutrality rules were a ‘mistake’

The U.S.Federal Communications Commission's net neutrality rules, passed two years ago, were a "mistake" that caused uncertainty for the broadband industry, the agency's new...