The FCC chairman received death threats before canceling his CES appearance
05 January, 2018, 14:21 | Author: Lora Ball
Multiple security agencies were investigating the threats, sources told Reuters.
While the Federal Bureau of Investigation did not immediately respond to Recode, a spokesperson for the Consumer Technology Association, which hosts the event, declined to comment, and an FCC spokesman for Pai said the agency does "not comment on security measures or concerns".
It's not the first time the chairman and commission have been threatened with violence. In 2014 protesters camped outside the home of then-Chairman Tom Wheeler, a Democrat, and prevented him from leaving his driveway.
Some of the recent comments reflect a focus on the net neutrality proposal, on which the commission.
Three other FCC commissioners, including the two other Republican members, are still expected to attend.
Suffice it to say, FCC chairman Ajit Pai isn't exactly a popular guy these days, and for good reason. Making matters worse, Pai's talking points regarding the benefits of eradicating net neutrality often amounted to clumsily vague promises about increased innovation.
In December the FCC voted 3-2 to overturn the net neutrality rules, meaning ISPs will be able to block or slow down access to certain services. "The FCC just gave Big Telecom an early Christmas present, by giving Internet service providers yet another way to put corporate profits over consumers".
The Bill proposes a government-nominated chairman and members, who will be selected by a committee under the Cabinet Secretary. Dr Narsinga Reddy of the Telangana IMA said, "Private hospitals across the state will close services from 6 am to 6 pm.
Therefore, the passengers onboard the Airbus A330 got to enjoy their New Year twice - simply by flying to a different country. Then, the eight-hour flight landed at its destination of Honolulu, Hawaii at 10:16 a.m. local time on December 31, 2017 .
The last time anyone won was on October 13, when Mega Millions winners in MI and Rhode Island shared the $42 million drawing. The chances of winning the Powerball jackpot are slightly better, at about 1 in 293 million.
Bandera-Margaret has curly brown hair, brown eyes, stands 4-feet 5-inches, and weighs around 75 pounds. Cops said they executed a welfare check on a home Sunday, and discovered a dead woman at the residence.
The dense fog seems to create major problems for the visitors as the operations at the airport is severely affected. This is also an improvement, as RVR was in the range of 50-100 metres in the last two days.
Guardiola said last week that the striker will decide his own future, but remains a key player in his plans this season. Manchester City have narrowly escaped defeat at Crystal Palace as their winning run in the Premier League ends.
North Korea Launched IRBM That Accidentally Hit Its Own City
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'Game of Thrones' finale to be released in 2019
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Possibility of Iran Spring pushes oil prices northwards
Only rising US production, which is on the verge of breaking through 10 million bpd, is weighing on the price outlook for 2018. Inventories are down by nearly 20% from historic highs last March, and well below this time in Y 2016 or in Y 2015.
New Bronx fire injures 16, including nine children
The fire was put out several hours later and comes just days after a fire in the Claremont section of the Bronx killed 12 people . NY mayor Bill de Blasio described the incident as "the worst fire tragedy we have seen in this city in a quarter century".
Flu cases tripled this year at Erlanger
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EPL: Ashley Young charged by FA, faces three-match ban
Craig Pawson , the referee, failed to spot the clash, which allowed the FA to punish the in-form full-back retrospectively. I was surprised, and then next corner I asked him, "Why did you do that?", and he said, "I didn't do anything".
They're already ringing in the new year around the world
Spectacular fireworks have lit up the skies in Hong Kong, Australia and elsewhere in Asia as revellers rang in 2018. Authorities throughout China are also on high alert for stampedes or terror attacks at large public gatherings.
Oil near 2015 highs on strong China data
West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were at $60.16 a barrel at 0210 GMT, up 33 cents or 0.5 percent from their last close. Brent crude futures-the global benchmark-were also up, rising 45 cents or 0.7% to $66.61 a barrel, CNBC reported.