After the commissionvoted in favor of repealingnet neutrality, several companies, advocacy groups, and other organizations voiced the intent to sue the FCC. Now that his plan has passed, it appears that Pai has simply chose to avoid his critics altogether.
Digital Music News, which has covered the net neutrality debate, cited two unidentified "sources on Capitol Hill" in reporting the reason for the cancellation just days before Pai was scheduled to appear.
The current threat that will mean no FCC chairman will give his annual CES chat, a change that was confirmed on Wednesday.
Pai became a target of death threats after he unveiled his plan to repeal the regulations put in place under former President Barack Obama in 2015. Under the rules, the FCC was given the authority to regulate Internet service providers (ISPs) such as AT&T, Comcast and Verizon - similar to utilities - subjecting the entities to more government oversight.
This will be the first time Pai has not attended the conference in five years. A spokesperson for Pai did not comment on the nature of the threat but sources said that federal law enforcement had intervened in the matter.
It has been nearly a month since the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted 3-2 to dismantle Obama-era net neutrality rules, and Thursday (4 January) saw the release of the final text of its repeal.
Showrunners David Benioff and DB Weiss announced in 2016 it would finish with 13 episodes spread over a final two seasons. After all, a final season airing January 1, 2019 is a rather different for fans than one airing December 31, 2019.
Guys want to bounce ideas off me. "Im here to help people". "The owner", one source said about Davis, "has an affinity for him ". Though he doesn't have coaching experience, it's hard to overlook the personal connection he has with Gruden.
Trali was arrested in Delhi in 2003 and the Prevention of Terrorism Act (POTA) had sentenced her to life imprisonment in 2011. The terrorists first lobbed grenades and then began indiscriminate firing and entered the training centre in Awantipora.
On Monday, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un delivered his 2018 New Year's Day address, as he has done every year since 2013. South Korea and the U.S. share one goal of denuclearizing Pyongyang , . but have different ideas on how to achieve it.
The Costa Rican government reported that a plane with 10 foreigners and two local crewmembers crashed in a wooded area. "Multiple U.S. citizens" were killed in a charter plane crash in Guancaste, Costa Rica , according to the U.S.
Houston has traded away its first- and second-round picks in the 2018 NFL Draft and does not have a pick until the third round. The Houston Texans General Manager, Rick Smith , released a statement on Sunday saying he will be taking a leave of absence.
Pakistan , which serves as a key transport route for supplies to USA forces in Afghanistan, denies harboring terrorists. In August, he was more forthright and warned that Pakistan "has much to lose" if ig persisted in aiding terrorists.
Mega Millions and Powerball are offering Georgia Lottery players two very large jackpots totaling almost $783 million dollars. The biggest Mega Millions jackpot dates back to 2012 when three winners split $656 million.
Samsung used to be a contender in this arena, as well, but the South Korean giant has since shifted its focus on QLED display. Besides, it's also the TV with the largest count of pixels, as LG's upcoming beast will be packing an 8K resolution.
China Resists US Efforts to Blacklist Ships Through UN
In September, the Security Council put a cap of 2 million barrels a year on refined petroleum products exports to North Korea. Security Council and has voted in favor of sanctions against North Korea, despite being its greatest traditional ally.
Carey redeems herself on New Year's Eve
In 2016 Carey received criticism over the controversial performance on Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest . Carey had technical difficulties during a live performance of her hit song "Emotions".
Technology glitch delays O'Hare travelers at Customs
Long lines of people waiting to go through customs at Miami International Airport due to a reported computer issue. One person tweeted that Miami Airport is "total chaos" while another said the lengthy lines at JFK "are horrible".
AMBER Alert Issued For Girls Missing From Texas
There is an active AMBER Alert for the state of Texas, although they children and companion may have traveled across state lines. Miles is not charged with any crime as of yet but Round Rock police do believe the girls are not with him "willingly".
Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan And Aamir Khan To Rule 2018!
He is now shooting for the period drama Thugs Of Hindostan , also starring Katrina Kaif , Amitabh Bachchan and Fatima Sana Shaikh. Khan had unveiled the title and teaser of the film yesterday, sending his fans into a tizzy.
Mariah Carey Slays on NYE, Warms Up with Some Hot Tea
Mariah Carey's second attempt at ringing in the New Year is fraught with peril and ice. "They told me there would be tea". On top of that, only a true diva would withstand below freezing temperatures just to rock a hot, sparkly outfit.
New Year's Supermoon is a Wolf Moon
As the New Year kicks in, sky-watchers have started gearing up for two supermoons that will offer some exquisite night sky views. The second supermoon in a single month, nicknamed "blue supermoon", occurs every two and a half year on average.