Apple asks FCC for 'strong, enforceable open internet protections'
Sep 04, 2017, 11:35
Service providers can't give special access to business partners or companies that pay them off. In short, the company has opposed "Paid Prioritization" as it may lead to the creation of paid fast lanes on the Internet.
Late yesterday, a group of over 500 small businesses and trade associations from across the country signed an open letter raising concerns over the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) plan to repeal net neutrality. Although he's made noises about repealing the current legal mechanism that makes net neutrality rules enforcable, his best plan for keeping net neutrality once the rules are in place is a gentleman's agreement with the ISPs to play nice.
Apple, Amazon, Netflix and others that have built huge businesses under the lighter regulatory regime have come out against Pai's proposals, arguing that the government's policies should ensure an open Internet with prohibitions against broadband providers throttling, blocking or prioritizing some traffic.
According to a report in Recode, the U.S. tech giant has urged the FCC to not roll back the ban on existing fast lanes, which provides access to various internet services to come to the forefront.
"Nothing about the internet was broken in 2015", he said, speaking of when the FCC moved to regulate the internet as a public utility under Title II of the Telecommunications Act. Many comments are apparently from spam bots and form letters, but Chairman Ajit Pai's proposal to undo net neutrality rules has received massive attention. "There is simply no reasonable justification for repealing the net neutrality protections now on the books". "The result would be an internet with distorted competition where online providers are driven to reach deals with broadband providers or risk being stuck in the slow lane and losing customers due to lower quality service".
Stocks did briefly pare losses after comments from US House Speaker Paul Ryan that a government shutdown was unnecessary. Although many Americans have benefited from NAFTA, Lighthizer said that the agreement has "failed. countless Americans".
Of course, the Great American Eclipse of 2017 was a huge deal, and some might feel some sentimental value toward their glasses. For instance, public libraries dispersed 2.1 million pairs of eclipse-viewing glasses prior to the big event on August 21.
It is cooperating with the US -led coalition that has been conducting an airstrike campaign against the group since mid-2014. The military official said once the transfer is completed, the Lebanese army would take control of the evacuated areas.
Still, it is unlikely that the Celtics could find a point guard of Thomas' stature on the market - never mind Irving's. Reports emerged Friday night that the Cavaliers were concerned with a recent physical regarding Thomas' injured hip.
The news follows hot on the heels of yesterday's announcement that Final Fantasy XV is receiving a PC version . All the chapters are planned to be released this Fall, with the first episode available for free.
The park ranger said that Schneck admitted to wanting to do harm to the Dowling statue because he did not "like that guy". Schneck has been charged with attempting to maliciously damage or destroy property receiving financial assistance.
That said, the M5 F90's 4.4-liter, twin-turbocharged V8 develops the same amount of horsepower and 750 Nm (553.2 lb-ft) of torque. BMW M engineers have also added a new carbon fiber reinforced plastic roof to cut weight even further on the new M5.
Both Terrazas and Garcetti said the La Tuna fire was the largest in the city's history in terms of acreage. But he added that the "erratic" winds, which helped spread the fire Friday had subsided by Saturday.
Tensions were already high after his conviction Friday prompted tens of thousands of his worshippers to stage violent protests. On August 28, the Dera head was found guilty of rape on two counts and sentenced to 20 years of imprisonment.
Inside of version 9.60 for Google Maps , Picture-in-Picture (PiP) support appears to be live for folks running Android 8.0. But those are not convenient options, so here's an alternative, which works quite favourably to all Android smartphones.
PM Modi reaches China to attend BRICS Summit
The prime minister said he will have the opportunity to meet leaders bilaterally on the sidelines of the BRICS meet. Coincidentally, Myanmar was also the first country that Modi had visited after carrying out his first reshuffle.
Markit US Manufacturing PMI Weakens in August
Prime Minister Narendra Modi scrapped high value currency notes a year ago in a bid to fight corruption and wipe out black money. The Markit UK PMI manufacturing index strengthened to 56.9 for August from an upwardly-revised 55.3 the previous month.
Winning Powerball tickets sold in Hampton, Williamsburg
The Virginia Lottery said a near-record Powerball jackpot has led to skyrocketing ticket sales - except during the solar eclipse. The error by the Massachusetts State Lottery over which store sold the lone winning Powerball ticket is being blamed on nerves.
Rocket League on Nintendo Switch Has Exclusive Content
The new NSR vehicle is styled after the Mario Bros. and features a different color and logo depending on which team you are on. After months of fan outcry and downright begging, Rocket League was finally announced for Nintendo Switch a few months ago.
Total Eclipse: Trump Peeked!
There's no word from the White House about whether Trump suffered eye damage, but he appeared to look up for only a brief moment. ET, peaked at 2:42 p.m., and was set to end at 4:01 p.m., The Washington Post reported .