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FCC Repeals Net Neutrality in 3-2 Vote, But The Soul Still Burns...

By Asif Khan, Dec 14, 2017 11:15am PST

The FCC vote is a gut punch to supporters of Net Neutrality, but there could still be hope that this decision could be overturned.


How To Help Stop The FCC's Net Neutrality Repeal

By Asif Khan, Nov 22, 2017 7:00am PST

Net Neutrality is extremely important, and Shacknews has compiled a bunch of ways that people can help.


"I think there's a limit of diminishing returns that actually goes negative on that front and ..."

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Net Neutrality Has Tech Giants Rallying to Its Defense

By John Keefer, Jul 12, 2017 8:50am PDT

Google, Amazon, Facebook and Twitter are among the sites asking readers to flood the FCC with feedback in support of a free internet. 


"ACLU did an AMA on reddit about net neutrality ..."

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Net Neutrality is About to Revert to Pre-2015 State

By Steve Watts, Apr 07, 2017 11:45am PDT

Okay, ISPs, but you have to super-pinky-promise not to throttle Netflix.


"This change is even more ominous now that ISPs are getting into the streaming service business ..."

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Sony gets FCC certificate for wireless adapter

By John Keefer, Jul 06, 2016 10:12am PDT

Analyzing the code gives rise to a PC dongle for a DualShock 4 controller.


"This post is hard to interpret, it's like you wrote it on your iPhone while you are riding a ..."

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Xbox One Slim possibly leaked through FCC

By Daniel Perez, Apr 12, 2016 8:43am PDT

An Xbox One Slim could possibly be revealed at this year's E3, if a recent FCC filing is to be believed.


"The connector wasn't but the wiring is. I sniped the connector off a dead one and wired it to a ..."

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PlayStation 4 with 1TB hard drive leaked by FCC

By Daniel Perez, Jun 02, 2015 8:58am PDT

The FCC has leaked the existence of a PlayStation 4 equipped with a 1TB hard drive, which we're sure we'll hear more about later this year.


"i upgraded my launch 500GB to a 2TB at xmas because i was out of space. just from the titles i ..."

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FCC Commissioner Says Gaming Addiction a Leading Cause of College Drop-outs

By Nick Breckon, Dec 11, 2008 1:19pm PST

A Federal Communications Commissioner has said that online gaming addiction is a "top reason" for college drop-outs, using World of Warcraft as an...


"Dude exactly! I came here from former USSR, having finished trigonometry in 6th grade. Only ..."

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Evening Reading

By Steve Gibson, Feb 15, 2008 6:00pm PST

I am a terrible TF2 player. Not sure what to do about that outside of crying to me mum. So awful. :( Global Mars mission? HD DVD about...


"damn im a noob, which one do I get if its vista basic and 32 bit - the 86 one?"

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Rumor: Best Buy Discontinuing 80GB PS3 (Updated)

By Aaron Linde, Jan 24, 2008 5:52pm PST

Update: In a response to Shacknews, an SCEA representative did not comment on the subject of Best Buy's alleged discontinuation of the 80GB PS3,...


"If they drop the $499 PS3 and add the software emulation to the $399 PS3 I will strongly ..."

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FCC: White PS3 Bound for North America (Updated)

By Chris Faylor, Jan 22, 2008 11:32am PST

Update: A Sony Computer Entertainment America representative has responded to Shacknews' inquiry, insinuating that the filing was routine and is...


"I'd definitely be surprised if they cut the price again. They just cut it a few months ago. ..."

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Evening Reading

By Steve Gibson, Jan 18, 2008 6:00pm PST

Ok... I give in. Having a Roomba vacuum your place every morning is pretty darn nice. Considering I have a dog and a cat in this place the thing...


"When we lose a species there is a potential loss in human life through the loss of products that ..."

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Evening Reading

By Steve Gibson, Jan 15, 2008 6:00pm PST

So I imagine at least a few people who read this website are at least vaguely familiar with myself, Maarten and Remo from shackmeets etc. But have...


"You don't know what your talking about =(. But go ahead, buy a Bose sound system, enjoy your POS ..."

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Evening Reading

By Steve Gibson, Jan 09, 2008 6:00pm PST

Oh my god Speedball 2 Demo up in the hizzy DNA database ethics Glowing baby pigs FCC up in Comcasts junk DTV demand More...


"dont know if anyone has told you but the salvaging skill book costs 900k. it DOES pay itself ..."

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$399 PlayStation 3 Rumors Gain Momentum

By Chris Faylor, Oct 02, 2007 12:44pm PDT

The non-stop rumors of a $399 PlayStation 3, which recently gained steam with the apparent uncovering of a new PS3 model, show no signs of slowing...


"No. The system was a 60GB (with hardware backwards compatibility) for $499. You had to ..."

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