The Innovation Act attempts to reduce patent lawsuits by so-called trolls
Wheeler will offer net neutrality rules that reverse a long-standing agency practice of lightly regulating broadband
Smaller broadband providers don't have the incentive nor the ability to demand payments from websites, the ACA says
Despite calls from congressional Republicans, Wheeler says the FCC should be able to debate the rules privately
Wheeler's proposal would preempt state laws limiting municipal broadband deployment in North Carolina and Tennessee
The agency's higher speed definition allows it to take new actions to encouarge deployment. But Republicans on the commission went a little nuts.
Lawmakers will push for information-sharing legislation, but some groups want them to address past privacy concerns
The Communications Security Establishment tracks activity at more than 100 file-sharing sites, according to news reports
Questions about preemption of state laws and when companies should report breaches come up again during a hearing
The agency recommends a set of best practices, but critics fear the FTC will enforce them as regulations
The FCC doesn't have the authority to preempt state laws limiting municipal broadband projects, state groups say.
The U.S. company expects to win a larger piece of the Mexican mobile market
Three top Republican lawmakers say they want the FCC process to be more transparent
The purpose is to counter Chinese concerns about outside government surveillance.
Issuing patents that are undeserving or too broad puts a big burden on businesses