But it should be noted that at the moment, the net neutrality rules still apply in the USA, despite the FCCvote. A repeal, supporters of net neutrality say, would take away the level playing field of the internet and favor the bigger players online, harming smaller actors who want to get into the field, and would ultimately hurt consumers.
Thomas Cook Starting Tunisia Flights After 2015
Terror group Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack in which gunman Seifeddine Rezgui killed a total of 38 tourists. As soon as the FCO decision was made public, travel agencies like Thomas Cook flew British tourists to Tunisian holiday resorts.
Today, the CPUC filed in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit a Petition for Review of the FCC's decision to repeal net neutrality rules on the grounds that the decision is arbitrary, capricious, and an abuse of discretion.
As reported by Engadget, in the coming months the attorney general of NY is slated to sue the FCC over the repeal of net neutrality with more states and advocacy groups to follow suit.
In addition to NY, attorneys general from California, Connecticut, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Hawaii, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Mississippi, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia and Washington joined Thursday's petition. ISPs can't start blocking, throttling, or paid prioritization for a little while.
Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 Launch Seems Like A Possibility
In its invitation for the upcoming S9 launch , Samsung makes it pretty clear the new phones will be boosting improved optics. The phones will also come with a dedicated Bixby button on the left just like it is in the Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy S8+.
FCC Chairman Ajit Pai, who put forth the planned repeal and voted in its favor, dismissed the concerns a year ago. It also prohibited internet companies from charging a fee to access customers more quickly. In January, according to a Reuters report, US Senate Democrats said they had the backing of 50 members of the 100-person chamber for repeal - one vote short of a majority.
Democrats need 51 votes to win any proposal in the Republican-controlled Senate because Vice President Mike Pence can break any tie. Assuming it somehow did pass in the House, the next stop would be the desk of President Donald Trump - who would more than likely veto the resolution.
The approval of Pai's proposal marked a victory for internet service providers like AT&T Inc, Comcast Corp and Verizon Communications Inc and hands them power over what content consumers can access. Companies like Facebook, Google, and Twitter supported the rules.
Mitt Romney launches Senate campaign in Utah
As a presidential candidate in 2012, he pledged to repeal Obamacare and pushed for marketplaces created by states. Mr Romney, 70, will be the heavy favourite for the Senate seat being opened by senator Orrin Hatch's retirement.
Iran finds plane wreckage and bodies after three days
However, US President Donald Trump's refusal to recertify the deal has injected uncertainty into those sales. Aseman Airlines spokesman Mohammad Taghi Tabatabai told state TV that all on board Flight EP3704 were killed.
Winter Olympics boost NBC to No
The story reports that through February 11 NBC has averaged 9.569 million total viewers, vs. 9.385 million for CBS. NBC offered the Super Bowl and drew on such hits as " Sunday Night Football ", " The Voice " and " This Is Us ".
UK trying to grab attention with sea mission - China paper
Mr Williamson said: "She'll be sailing through the South China Sea . and making it clear our navy has a right to do that". China and the Philippines were involved in a territorial spat over rights to that body of water two years ago.
Apple reportedly looking to buy cobalt directly from miners
Seeing as this isn't a large quantity of cobalt, it's no smartphones which are depleting cobalt resources: it's electric cars. Now a new report reveals that Apple is attempting to secure Cobalt supplies by purchasing the mineral directly from Miners.