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Net Neutrality


Photo courtesy of Lance Cheung / U.S. Department of Agriculture Story by Daniel Shaw-Remeta / Contributing Writer As the Federal Communications Commission vote on ending internet neutrality nears, the question on the mind of many tech-savvy Americans seems to be the same thing: What’s going to happen to the internet? The FCC is scheduled to …

Photo by Eric Goodwin / Assistant News Editor On Wednesday, major US companies like Facebook, Google and Netflix, as well as individuals across the country, will rally together in defense of  “net neutrality.” The term may be unfamiliar to some, but net neutrality affects anyone connected to the Internet — about 87 percent of the US …

Story by Evan Brown // Contributing Writer | Photo courtesy of Joseph Gruber // Flickr Twenty-four-year-old Lance Capitano of Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, is one of a growing number of millennial upstarts looking to strike gold from developing an innovative smartphone application. “Its called Squad Up,” says Capitano. “It’s an app that will bring hoopers (basketball players) together to play the game and meet people. …

AP NEWs

WASHINGTON — Internet service providers like Comcast, Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile now must act in the “public interest” when providing a mobile connection to your home or phone, under rules approved Thursday by a divided Federal Communications Commission. The plan, which puts the Internet in the same regulatory camp as the telephone and bans …

(AP) — President Barack Obama says Internet providers shouldn’t be allowed to cut deals with online services like Netflix, Amazon or YouTube to move their content faster. In a statement released by the White House Monday, the president called for an “explicit ban” on such deals. Obama also said that federal regulators should reclassify the Internet as a …