In an interview with Digital Trends, Shapiro did not expressly say why Pai had canceled but he did say that Pai and his family "have been subject to vicious and direct attacks and threats" in the past.
The Federal Trade Commission's acting chairwoman Maureen Ohlhausen, who was also scheduled for the debate, will still attend. He had to halt his controversial vote to scrap the USA government's net neutrality rules in December after a bomb threat.
Incidentally, it's become something of a tradition in recent years for the FCC chairman to make an appearance at CES, a fact which makes Pai's abrupt cancellation all the more curious.
The FCC has been the target of much anger from the tech industry over its unpopular decision to end its net neutrality regulations.
It's not the first time the chairman and commission have been threatened with violence.
After a holiday-filled three weeks where net neutrality proponents lamented its repeal at a December FCC meeting, the agency has finally issued its official order returning ISPs to their original Title I classification of information services.
They're arguing that Wixen's contract with their songwriters won't let them take legal actions on the songwriters behalf. The suit seeks damages of $150,000 apiece for more than 10,000 songs represented by Wixen that it says are unlicensed.
You can infect others beginning one day before you get sick to about five to seven days after developing symptoms. Blum pointed out that many groups who may think they should avoid the shot are mistaken.
According to NASA , January's first full moon - nicknamed a wolf moon - will take place on January 1 and it will be a supermoon. This year on Halloween, for instance, the last-quarter moon will come within less than 4 hours of perigee.
The Powerball jackpot is soaring as the year ends meaning 2018 will get off to a great start for some lucky lottery player. No one won the Powerball drawing on Saturday, making the new grand prize drawing $440 million.
Adults and children fled from the three stories of apartments above, including a man who ran outside with no shirt and no shoes. The 23 civilians - including nine children - and a firefighter were rushed to hospitals after the 7-alarm blaze, Nigro said.
The outpatient departments in private hospitals were closed in support of the strike called by the Indian Medical Association. Similarly in Karnataka, hundreds of private hospitals shut their OPDs to protest against the NMC Bill, 2017.
The highest resolution on commercial TVs so far is 4K or Ultra HD, which is what TV makers are pushing in their flagship models. Higher resolution is achieved by reducing the size of each pixel and in turn aperture ratio, unavoidably reducing brightness.
Inventories are now down by nearly 20% from their historic highs last March and well below this time a year ago or in 2015. In 2018, investors will watch whether rising prices trigger a new flood of United States output, reported Blooomberg.
Places such as Boston are on track to break the longest stretch of below-20-degrees days in its recorded history. Sub-freezing temperatures will return Wednesday night and persist through at least Friday afternoon.
A message posted on her Twitter account said she had brain damage "from lack of oxygen while in cardiac arrest". We send our heartfelt prayers and condolences to her friends and family during this time .
Maple Leafs defeat Sharks in six-round shootout
Frederik Andersen gave Chris Tierney a big gift but pulled the rug out from under him and the San Jose Sharks when it mattered. Patrick Marleu evened the score with his old friends, winning the rematch against his former-team on home ice in a shootout.
Failed missile test hits North Korean town
But more recent missile tests have been more successful and have travelled long distances, with some flying over parts of Japan. The Hwasong-15 intercontinental ballistic missile was launched eastward from Pyongsong in North Korea's South Pyongan Province.
Oil dips after hitting highest since mid
If the deal holds until the end of this year, Russia's oil production growth could stall, considering its commitment to the pact. However, rising USA production, which is on the verge of breaking through 10 million bpd, has tempered the bullish outlook.
'US Mainland in Our Nuclear Strike Range' - Kim Jong
South Korean President Moon Jae-in has repeatedly expressed his hope that the North will participate in the Winter Games. He said North Korea's nuclear deterrent was "irreversible" and that it would prevent Trump from starting a war.
Kevin and Jesus blow to Man City
We know how strong physically it is England but teams miss big players, not just Manchester City. Manchester City striker Gabriel Jesus is facing up to two months out with a knee injury.
Winston, Bucs stun Saints in season finale
Defensive end Ryan Russell got the first sack of Saints' quarterback Drew Brees during the Saints' first drive of the second half. The Buccaneers (4-11) scored on a pair of 1-yard runs, the first by Peyton Barber and the second by quarterback Jameis Winston .