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Technology
3:34 pm
Wed February 19, 2014

FCC To Rewrite Net Neutrality Rules

Flickr Photo/Ian Britton (CC BY-NC-ND)

Ross Reynolds talks with Maggie Reardon, senior writer for CNET News, about the Federal Communications Commission's decision to forgo an appeal of the court ruling that threw out net neutrality rules. The FCC has announced it will rewrite the existing rules instead.

Internet Service
4:06 pm
Wed January 15, 2014

What Net Neutrality Court Ruling Means For Consumers

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit rejected the Federal Communications Commission's net neutrality rules on Tuesday.
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Marcie Sillman talks with CNET News senior writer Maggie Reardon about Tuesday's federal appeals court decision that says Internet service providers aren't required to treat all Internet traffic equally.

Online To Airwaves
3:49 pm
Tue November 5, 2013

Vashon's Dream For A Low-Power FM Radio Station

Audio engineer Michael Golen-Johnson, Voice of Vashon co-founder Susan McCabe and jazz DJ Bill Wood.
KUOW Photo/Joshua McNichols

David Hyde speaks with Voice of Vashon co-founder Susan McCabe. The online radio station is applying for a new low-power FM station.

Inmate Calling Rates
4:05 pm
Fri August 9, 2013

Interstate Inmate Phone Call Rates Lowered by FCC

Phone calls made by inmates at Washington correctional institutions are expensive. That cost goes up if they’re calling out of state. A new ruling today  by the Federal Communications Commission will limit just how much an inmate will have to pay to connect with people on the outside.

The fight to lower inmate calling costs has gone on for more than a decade. 

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