'Transparency' By the Book
- Absence of intervention. Taylor, Jennifer // Telephony;05/31/99, Vol. 236 Issue 22, p48
Assesses the United States Federation Communications Commission's (FCC) Internet policy. Reason behind the exemption of enhanced Internet service providers (ISP) from paying access charges; Complaints of local carriers on ISP; Benefits of the Internet policy of FCC.
- Eight circuit court upholds FCC rulings. // Telephony;08/24/98, Vol. 235 Issue 8, p64
Reports on a federal court's decision to uphold the United States Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) ruling which exempts Internet service providers from paying access charges.
- ISPs should help kids and libraries, but forced discounts repeat mistakes. Metcalfe, Bob // InfoWorld;12/09/96, Vol. 18 Issue 50, p52
Criticizes the US Federal Communications Commission's plan to force Internet service providers (ISPs) to give discounts to schools and libraries in direct proportion to their federal lunch subsidies. Author's concern about how the plan could only perpetuate telephone monopolies and regulatory...
- Technology: FCC: New Net Neutrality Rules. Chant, Ian // Library Journal;4/1/2014, Vol. 139 Issue 6, p18
The article discusses the U.S. Federal Communication Commission's (FCC's) proposed rules as of April 2014 for Internet traffic network neutrality, or net neutrality. The article notes that the FCC's definition of an Open Internet is about the same as the one in a previous standard. It also notes...
- Share And Share Alike. // Wireless Week;11/22/99, Vol. 5 Issue 47, p1
Cites a United States ruling on carriers seeking to give phone companies a run for their money in providing high-speed Internet access. Purpose of the Federal Communications Commission's ruling
- FCC to examine Bells' Net Services. Rodger, Will // Inter@ctive Week;08/04/97, Vol. 4 Issue 26, p48
Report that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) would re-investivate whether Bell companies should be allowed to supply Internet services without setting up separate subsidiaries. View of Bells companies concerning the issue; Strategy used by the FCC for the investigation; Comment from...
- Last Access Act Still Months Away. Hearn, Ted // Multichannel News;3/25/2002, Vol. 23 Issue 12, p30
Reports the lack of government regulation of cable-modem service in the U.S. Exemption of Internet service providers from regulations covering cable operators and phone companies; Reference to the policy of the Federal Communications Commission; Position of the National Cable &...
- FCC Will Soon Propose New Net Neutrality Rules. // Radio Magazine;May2014, Vol. 20 Issue 5, p6
The article discusses the U.S. Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) proposed rules for net neutrality which allows Internet Service Providers (ISP) to transact business with Internet content providers and prohibits ISPs from conducting unreasonable practices when sending Internet traffic.
- FCC head: Consumers deserve to get the Internet they pay for. Hattem, Julian // Hill;7/24/2014, Vol. 21 Issue 85, p12
The article reports that the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has required broadband Internet companies to provide customers with accurate information about their services.