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The FCC Votes to Kill Net Neutrality, Dismantle Title II Rules Governing ISPs

The FCC Votes to Kill Net Neutrality, Dismantle Title II Rules Governing ISPs The FCC has begun the process of dismantling net neutrality and its classification of ISPs as common carriers under Title II.” The classification of ISPs under Title II was a contentious decision that the industry ultimately forced upon itself.

New tel laws for advanced Internet: Goodie bag or mixed bag?

New tel laws for advanced Internet: Goodie bag or mixed bag? “As the copper network is essentially being replaced by UFB, it is appropriate that copper regulation be removed from 2020.“Overall, the final package reduces compliance costs for industry and further encourages innovation and investment, for the long term benefit of consumers,” Mr Bridges says.

States, Feds Vie to Set Testing Rules for Self-Driving Cars

States, Feds Vie to Set Testing Rules for Self-Driving Cars Special interest groups and politicians in Washington spent this week telling each other they’ve got the best oversight plan for safely testing and bringing autonomous vehicles to market.Democratic legislators want the feds to make self-driving cars super-safe.

AT&T Attempts to Hijack Net Neutrality 'Day of Action' With Deceptive Webpage

AT&T Attempts to Hijack Net Neutrality 'Day of Action' With Deceptive Webpage Yesterday was the net neutrality “day of action” protest around the internet.Companies and websites posted messages of support for net neutrality, which is imperiled by a Republican-led Federal Communications Commission (FCC).

Afghan Girls Banned From US Robotics Competition Finally Attend Event

Afghan Girls Banned From US Robotics Competition Finally Attend Event Earlier this month, a team of six Afghan girls with a passion for robotics were denied entrance into the United States.They were planning to attend the FIRST Global Challenge competition, which runs from Sunday July 16th through Tuesday July 18th in Washington DC.

How IT Can Save Our Healthcare System

How IT Can Save Our Healthcare System In reality, the law is about health insurance reform, and curbing the steep rise of the federal government’s subsidizing of health care for our citizens.The US healthcare system is not behind in technology investment compared with other countries.

Philippines freezes peace talks with communist rebels

Philippines freezes peace talks with communist rebels The Philippine government has frozen efforts to resume stalled peace talks with communist rebels following a series of attacks, officials said.Three government troops were killed, and six soldiers who were part of the president's security group were wounded in the separate attacks, DPA news agency said.

New Zealand’s renewable energy expertise is in worldwide demand

New Zealand’s renewable energy expertise is in worldwide demand Gerry Brownlee, NZ foreign minister, welcomed the signing of a partnership arrangement between New Zealand and the African Union Commission to establish the New Zealand/Africa Geothermal Facility.The facility, managed by the New Zealand Development Programme, will provide about $10 million over the next five years to enhance geothermal development in 11 East African countries.

The government steps up: New Zealand emissions targets may beme legally binding

The government steps up: New Zealand emissions targets may beme legally binding Today the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment recommended all parties come together to support a new climate law that would make emissions targets legally binding and establish an independent expert group to advise the government on climate policy and track its progress.This law would solidify NZ’s move toward carbon neutrality, increasing our uptake of clean energy solutions.

Just buzzfeed making fake news

Just buzzfeed making fake news So the Defend Europe ship C-star had a small technical issue.so the government, media and NGOs went all out to use this opportunity for propaganda.