Internet

Strict Net Neutrality Bill Passes California State Assembly

4 monthes ago   |   By Android Headlines

SB 822, a strict state-level bill meant to reinstate the principles of net neutrality in California, passed the State Assembly on Wednesday with an overwhelming vote in favor of the legislation as 61 lawmakers supported the move and only 18 were against it. The draft is now on its way to the State Senate which already watered down the bill earlier this year, causing significant backlash from the public. The legislation may end up being approved by the other legislative state house and sent to Governor Jerry Brown as early as today.
While California may hence start enforcing the principles...
Read more ...

 

“Gold standard” net neutrality bill in US approved by California Assembly

“Gold standard” net neutrality bill in US approved by California Assembly

4 monthes ago   |   By Ars Technica

Enlarge / California State Capitol building in Sacramento.
California's state Assembly yesterday approved a strict net neutrality bill despite opposition from the telecom industry.
California's Senate already approved an earlier version of the bill in May. But some minor changes were made in the Assembly, so the Senate must vote on the bill again today before going into recess. If the Senate approves, California Governor Jerry Brown would have until September 30 to sign the bill into law.
The bill would prohibit Internet service providers from blocking or throttling lawful traffic, and...
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   Internet      Open      Communication      Communications      Tech News      Networks      Network      Industry      Telecom      Networking      ISP      Policy      California      Net Neutrality  


Carriers will get more power with Android Q

Carriers will get more power with Android Q

If you're an Android fan into Dark Mode, you're probably eagerly awaiting the next major Android build. As we told you the other day, a Google engineer has already blabbed... Read more ...

Prohibitive Samsung Galaxy Fold price grows more likely, but at least the...

Prohibitive Samsung Galaxy Fold price grows more likely, but at least the release is near

Samsung is almost certainly planning to unveil both the Galaxy S10 lineup and the company's first-ever foldable device at a special San Francisco event on February 20, but... Read more ...

SwitchArcade Round-Up: ‘Yo-Kai Watch 4' Trailer, ‘Indie Gamer Chick...

SwitchArcade Round-Up: ‘Yo-Kai Watch 4' Trailer, ‘Indie Gamer Chick Collection' Bringing XBLIG Games to Switch, a Huge Nicalis Sale, New Releases, and More

Gentle readers, and welcome to the SwitchArcade Round-Up for January 21st, 2019. A new week dawns with a ton of new releases ahead of us, and not even Monday is safe. We've got... Read more ...

Google fined £44m by French data regulator

Google fined £44m by French data regulator

The French data regulator CNIL has fined Google £44m over how its data collection policies violated the terms of GDPR. According to CNIL , the regulator decided to levy a... Read more ...

Ace Combat 7: How to Unlock Skins

Ace Combat 7: How to Unlock Skins

In both the single player campaign and multiplayer missions, you are faced with a wide range of customization choices for your plane in Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown. This... Read more ...

The 10.5-inch 64GB Apple iPad Pro is back down to its Black Friday pricing

The 10.5-inch 64GB Apple iPad Pro is back down to its Black Friday pricing

Hey Siri, save me money. Amazon has the Apple 10.5-inch 64GB iPad Pro available for $499.99, which is a discount of $150 compared to the normal price. This deal matches the... Read more ...

HP announces education-focussed Chromebook 11 G7 EE and x360 11 G2 EE

HP announces education-focussed Chromebook 11 G7 EE and x360 11 G2 EE

This year has already seen new education-focussed Chrome OS devices from Asus at CES and CTL. Ahead of the BETT education conference this week, HP is launching the Chromebook... Read more ...

Fuzion app for iOS brings effortless double exposures and image blending to...

Fuzion app for iOS brings effortless double exposures and image blending to iPhone Portrait photos

A new photography app for iOS called Fuzion is set to be released this Thursday, January 23. It uses TrueDepth camera data from new iPhones to seamlessly create stunning images... Read more ...

Android Q will include more ways for carriers to SIM lock your phone

Android Q will include more ways for carriers to SIM lock your phone

Since last week's leak , it's been clear that Android Q is going to include some positive changes for Android going forward, like system-wide dark mode and new permissions... Read more ...

Deal: Apple's 9.7-inch iPad (2018) price temporarily drops to just $250

Deal: Apple's 9.7-inch iPad (2018) price temporarily drops to just $250

One of the latest iPad launched by Apple, the 9.7-inch model is on sale in the United States for less than $80. However, unlike Amazon, Best Buy or other such U.S. retailers... Read more ...