Ajit Pai: News

01 Jul 2020

Huawei

China's Huawei, ZTE declared 'national security threats' to US

In a major move, the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has declared Chinese tech giants Huawei and ZTE 'national security threats' to America.

12 Jun 2018

Trump Administration

RIP free internet: Net neutrality officially repealed in the US

The end of the free, unbiased internet in the US is officially here.

15 Dec 2017

Donald Trump

US regulator repeals Obama-era net neutrality rules, amid widespread criticism

The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has voted 3-2 in favor of dismantling net neutrality.

24 Nov 2017

Donald Trump

Why do Americans hate this Indian in Trump's administration?

Ajit Pai, President Donald Trump's Indian-origin Chairman of the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC), is at the center of a controversy after proposing an end to net neutrality.

09 Oct 2017

Elon Musk

Tesla and Google come to hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico's aid

Hurricane Maria has had its toll on Puerto Rico. Majority of the area still lacks power, there's an acute shortage of running water and the communication services are in a disarray.

20 May 2017

Facebook

US FCC votes to get rid of net neutrality

In the first step towards removing net neutrality, the US Federal Communications Commission voted to end the rules that came into force in 2015.

16 May 2017

Washington DC

White House to Congress: Powerful Indians in Washington DC

The Indian diaspora in the US really seems to be living the American dream. Having gathered numerical and economical clout over time, Indians have started to figure prominently in the power corridors in Washington DC.

27 Apr 2017

Facebook

Top US regulator considering rolling back net neutrality

Less than a month after the US allowed internet service providers to release data without consumers' consent, Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai has suggested rolling back net neutrality.

18 Apr 2017

India

Netflix opens up a dialogue on Indian net neutrality debate

After playing a prominent role in the fight for net neutrality in the US, Netflix now weighing in on the same topic in India by making calculated moves on an already controversial issue.

04 Apr 2017

Facebook

Internet privacy: US opens doors for exploitation of users' data

US President Donald Trump on April 4 signed into effect a resolution allowing internet service providers to release consumers' web usage data to companies without seeking their consent, revoking recent privacy rules that made it mandatory for them to obtain permission first.

29 Mar 2017

Delhi High Court

Internet privacy: US opens doors for exploitation of users' data

In an alarming move, the US House of Representatives revoked internet privacy rules approved days before President Donald Trump's election, that made it mandatory for service providers to obtain consent before selling consumers' data.