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  • Speaking at the Mobile World Congress wireless show in Barcelona, Spain, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler said Tuesday that "there needs to be a referee" for the Internet. The FCC's vote last week approved "net neutrality" rules that prevent Internet providers such as Comcast and Verizon from slowing or blocking Web traffic or from creating Internet fast lanes that...

  • PHILADELPHIA— Internet activists took an aerial jab at Comcast to celebrate new government rules affecting the Philadelphia- based corporation. A plane towed a banner past company headquarters that said, " Comcast: Don't Mess With the Internet." The Federal Communications Commission voted Thursday to impose strict regulations on Internet service providers...

  • BERLIN— The U.N.' s independent expert on freedom of speech has praised the U.S. Federal Communications Commission for voting to enforce "net neutrality" rules for the broadband industry. David Kaye says Thursday's decision was "a real victory for freedom of expression and access to information in the United States." In a statement Friday, Kaye said he hoped the...

  • FCC Commish: Net neutrality = less competition  Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 10:16 AM ET

    Ajit Pai, Commissioner, Federal Communications Commission (FCC), discusses why the FCC decided to vote 3-2 in favor of Net neutrality.

  • Isaacson on politics and net neutrality  Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 8:08 AM ET

    Walter Isaacson, The Aspen Institute CEO, and Craig Moffett, MoffettNathanson partner, provide perspective on the FCC ruling on net neutrality and the future of digital.

  • Netflix's future 'House of Cards?'  Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 8:04 AM ET

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin has the story on the release of Netflix's season 3 of "House of Cards."

  • FCC ruling classifies Internet public utility  Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 6:16 AM ET

    Daniel Ernst, Hudson Square Research discusses the implications of the FCC's approval of net neutrality. I think cable is still going to work out just fine, says Ernst.

  • Net neutrality battle not over  Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 6:07 AM ET

    The FCC ruling does not mean the Internet debate is over and court challenges are likely as companies try and figure out what it means for businesses, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • Net neutrality: What you need to know  Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 5:10 AM ET

    Cyrus Mewawalla, managing director at CM Research, says that the two main side effects of the new FCC regulations on net neutrality would probably be that broadband prices may rise and speeds may fall.

  • FCC votes 'Yes' on net neutrality  Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 5:00 AM ET

    The FCC has voted yes to regulate net neutrality in the U.S. CNBC's Eamon Javers, files this report.

  • Net neutrailty ruling sensible: Former FCC chair  Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 3:14 PM ET

    The FCC has approved net neutrality rules by vote of 3-2. Discussing its impact on Internet and cable providers, with Former FCC chairman Reed Hundt and Rocco Commisso, Mediacom Communications.

  • Is FCC vote really a threat to Net?  Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 2:35 PM ET

    Edmund Lee, Re/code, talks about what the FCC's decision on Net neutrality means and how it could impact the growth of the Internet overall.

  • FCC votes to classify Internet as a public utility Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 2:18 PM ET
    Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler gestures at the FCC's net neutrality hearing in Washington on Feb. 26, 2015.

    The measure, passed in a 3-2 vote, restricts broadband companies' power to control download speeds.

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 26- U.S. regulators on Thursday imposed the toughest rules yet on Internet service providers, aiming to ensure fair treatment of all web traffic through their networks. The Federal Communications Commission voted along party lines, with Democrats in favor, to approve new "net neutrality" rules that seek to restrict broadband providers' power to...

  • What the net neutrality battle is really about Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 1:20 PM ET

    The FCC's net neutrality regulations heat up the debate between Internet companies and Internet service providers.

  • Cuban on net neutrality: It will be whac-a-mole Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 1:15 PM ET
    Mark Cuban

    Enshrining net neutrality into Federal Communications Communications rules subjects the Internet to the whims of politicians, Mark Cuban tells CNBC.

  • Winner and losers of FCC net vote  Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 1:03 PM ET

    The FCC has approved net neutrality rules. Which stocks will be directly impacted by the vote, with CNBC's Morgan Brennan.

  • FCC approves net neutrality rules  Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 1:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the FCC has approved net neutrality rules by vote of 3-2 and outlines who the vote will impact most.

  • Rep. Jason Chaffetz, Chairman (R-Utah) Oversight & Government Reform Committee, discuses why the FCC chairman didn't show up for a hearing about the issue of net neutrality.

  • Father of net neutrality: Rules won't kill spending Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 9:54 AM ET

    The man who coined the phrase net neutrality rejects the idea that enforcing the policy would lead to reduced investment in broadband.