Title II backers take protest to Wheeler's driveway; civil rights group looks to end 'Real Housewives' violence

Cable industry news from across the Web:

> President Barack Obama has asked the FCC to classify the Internet as a utility. Story

> Proponents of Title II Internet reform protested in front of FCC chairman Tom Wheeler's house Monday. Story

> After taking control of the Senate, GOP lawmakers are considering major changes to rules governing U.S. phone, TV and Internet companies. Story

> Fox Networks is launching a $25,000 sweepstakes to promote TV Everywhere services across its channels. Story

> Domestic Russian Internet traffic has been inexplicably routed through foreign countries including China. Story

> Comcast sent out its one-millionth warning to consumers possibly committing acts of digital piracy as part of the six-strikes Copyright Alert System established by the RIAA, MPAA and other orgs last year. Story

> Civil Rights group ColorOfChange has asked Bravo to stop profiting on violence involving African-Americans shown on reality series Real Housewives of Atlanta. Story

And finally … DirecTV's "Creepy Rob Lowe" commercial has generated 8,573 likes, shares, votes and comments on social media sites including Twitter and Facebook. Story

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