ajit pai

  1. cageymaru

    The EFF Blasts the FCC Text Messaging Vote as Promoting Censorship

    The EFF and other groups have lambasted the latest FCC vote to keep text messaging classified as "information services" as another measure that elevates the power of corporations over the rights of consumers. The EFF notes that wireless providers such as Verizon, T-Mobile and Sprint have already...
  2. cageymaru

    FCC Mistakes Angry Americans for Hacker DDoS Attack

    The FCC has maintained a theory that the agency's Electronic Comment Filing System (ECFS) was the victim of a hacker's DDoS attack during the Net Neutrality debate. Angry Americans seeking to have their voices heard on the issue of Net Neutrality, flooded the FCC's ECFS website with requests to...
  3. cageymaru

    FCC Votes to Change How It Handles Consumer Complaints

    The FCC which is led by Ajit Pai has voted to change the way that it handles consumer complaints. Instead of investigating informal complaints from consumers about companies, it will now forward the complaints to the offending company which have 30 days to respond. If the consumer doesn't...
  4. FrgMstr

    Pai Gets Thumb in Eye by Pierce

    KTUU is reporting that the woman picked by FCC Chairman Ajit Pai, was arrested last week on fraud charges. Elizabeth Peirce, former CEO of Quintillion, allegedly duped two New York investment companies into putting up $250M to invest into Quintillion, based on contracts she had forged. Sit...
  5. DooKey

    FCC Watchdog Looks Into Changes That Benefited Sinclair

    Sinclair Broadcasting purchased Tribune Media a few short weeks after new rules were passed by the FCC that allowed this action. As a result, an internal FCC watchdog is looking into whether or not the FCC chair improperly pushed for these rules to benefit Sinclair directly. If true this might...
  6. R

    Elon Musk's Satellite Broadband Clears Crucial U.S. Hurdle

    Bloomberg is reporting today that Elon Musk's SpaceX application to provide broadband services using satellite technologies was recommended by FCC Chairman Ajit Pai today. Last year SpaceX requested authority to deploy and operate a constellation of 4,425 satellites operating 700-800 miles above...
  7. DooKey

    FCC Will Let Carriers Abandon Copper Lines Without Offering Adequate Replacements

    Jon Brodkin, at ars Technica, has written an article that claims the FCC is going to eliminate rules that require carriers to provide replacements for copper infrastructure as it is retired. I'm not sure if this is a hyperbolic claim or not, but I usually believe the truth is probably somewhere...
  8. FrgMstr

    Ajit Pai of the FCC Responds to Mean Tweets

    File this one under "How not to PR." I am not sure what this is supposed to accomplish, but I doubt this will do anything to pull folks over to Aji Pai's (of the Federal Communications Commission), way of thinking about Net Neutrality. Check out the video.