House of Reps Nixes DTV Delay Bill
In a vote held today, the U.S. House of Representatives failed to pass the proposed bill that would delay the transition to digital TV signals by four months. The bill needed two thirds of the House to pass. It is not immediately clear what the bill's future is, though the Senate passed the bill earlier this week, and it has the support of President Obama.
Houses Passes Bill that Could Cripple FCC's Net Neutrality Rules
The U.S. House of Representatives today passed bill HR 2666, which could interfere with the FCC's ability to enforce net neutrality provisions.
Senate Votes to Uphold ZTE Ban in Defense Bill
The Senate approved legislation that would see the ban against ZTE remain in place. The chamber on Monday voted in favor of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), a bill passed by the Senate every year.
Bill Would Compel Companies to Break Encryption
A new bill introduced by members of the House and Senate would force smartphone makers to crack encryption on devices any time law enforcement asks. A draft of the bill, submitted by Senators Diane Feinstein of California and Richard Burr of North Carolina, says tech firms "must provide in a timely manner responsive, intelligible information or data, or appropriate technical assistance to obtain such information." Feinstein and Burr have been threatening such legislation since last year, but the notion has taken a new direction ever since the FBI asked Apple to help decrypt an iPhone and Apple refused.
AT&T Wants Congress to Pass Net Neutrality Laws
AT&T today claimed in full-page newspaper advertisements published around the country that it wants Congress to take charge of net neutrality. The company suggests an "internet bill of rights" is in order.
Voice of Reason
LETS FORCE THEM TO CHANGE. WHO DOESN'T WANT GOOD TV SIGNAL
i have been hearing this **** for going on 5 years now
i remember back in 2004 there was supposed to be the switch over then it just died out again till now
Some people are like dogs.
If they postpone it again, people will still no...
stupidity at its finest
they read these forums?? haha
90% of people with computer against this stupid delay!
Screw them and they can eat it