Internet Protest Hits Home for Wheeler
Nov 10, 2014

Popular Resistance group appears to take banner, chants, to FCC chair's house
John Eggerton, Broadcasting & Cable

Title II fans apparently took their "Occupy" protest to FCC chairman Tom Wheeler's house Monday, parking a large banner in his driveway and greeting him when he came out with chants of "Hey, Hey, ho, ho, Tom Wheeler has got to go."

There is also a plan to bookend the protest with a "vigil" at Wheeler's Georgetown home.

That is according to the Fight for the Future campaign—they are also fighting for Title II—which said the protest was organized by, the same group that Occupied the FCC in early May before the vote on the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on new Open Internet rules. READ MORE

President Asks FCC For Title II
Nov 10, 2014

John Eggerton, Broadcasting & Cable

President Obama Monday reiterated his opposition to paid prioritization, and said that means reclassifying consumer broadband services under Title II regulations.

In a video, he said cable companies and other ISPs should not let any company pay for priority. "I'm asking the FCC to reclassify Internet service under Title II of a law known as the Telecommunications Act."

In an update on the White House's We the People site responding to petitions, this one calling for Title II reclassification of broadband access, the White House said the President had "today asked the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to take up the strongest possible rules to protect net neutrality, the principle that says Internet service providers (ISPs) should treat all internet traffic equally." READ MORE

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