Preserving the Internet as an open platform for innovation and expression while providing certainty and predictability in the marketplace is an important responsibility of this agency.FCC chairman Tom Wheeler • In a new statement, confirming that the Federal Communications Commission will take steps to implement new net neutrality rules after a federal court struck down the organization’s Open Internet Order earlier this year. Rather than attempting to reclassify internet providers, or challenging the court’s verdict, Wheeler says the FCC will rewrite the rules in a manner that would survive another judicial review. source
Russia won a proxy victory in Ukraine today, after that country decided that it would delay a deal with the European Union and strengthen its ties with Russia, and that jailed opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko (who was jailed on a variety of politically-motivated charges nearly three years ago) would stay in jail.
If you’re punching random people for fun, please don’t. Sincerely, everyone else.
CNN’s Christiane Amanpour made a speech in Morocco today to tell companies to continue to invest in journalism. ”Good journalism is good business,” she said. ”Without the storytellers there is no business; there is no successful business.”
Warren Buffett just made a huge bet on the oil industry’s continued success. Specifically Exxon.
The U.S. just destroyed six tons of ivory to prove a point about poaching.
FCC to phone companies: Make it easy to unlock phones, or else.