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In 2007, President Obama campaigned on the promise that he would “take a back seat to no one” in his support of Network Neutrality, the principle that stops Internet service providers ...
by ColorOfChange
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed May 05, 2010 at 12:37 PM PDT with 21 Recommends
Leaders of the Internet’s grassroots community have made it clear that inaction by the FCC is not an option when it comes to keeping the Web open and accessible. In a series of posts and ...
by Timothy Karr
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue May 04, 2010 at 08:11 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
Last month, a federal appeals court ruled that the FCC had limited authority to regulate broadband services, and that it could ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 111 comments on Mon May 03, 2010 at 09:46 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
The public outrage over last week's appeals court decision against an open Internet reached Washington on ...
by Timothy Karr
Comment Count 8 comments on Thu Apr 15, 2010 at 02:53 PM PDT with 55 Recommends
It would be at best sophomoric and at worst patronizing to stop by Daily Kos and “tell you” how important the Internet is to our economy and political culture now. But when you’re ...
by John Kerry
Comment Count 372 comments on Wed Apr 14, 2010 at 04:28 AM PDT with 651 Recommends
Judging from the back-slapping and high fives over at the FCC, you’d think that America’s Internet was sailing smoothly into the future. Think again. With much fanfare on Tuesday, FCC ...
by Timothy Karr
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Mar 17, 2010 at 07:12 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
The bird who has eaten cannot fly with the bird that is hungry. --attributed to the Omaha It can be said, alternately, that the hungry bird cannot fly as far or hunt as ...
by exmearden
Comment Count 222 comments on Sun Mar 14, 2010 at 08:00 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
When Mignon Clyburn's nomination for FCC commissioner was announced last year, the news met ...
by Timothy Karr
Comment Count 7 comments on Mon Jan 25, 2010 at 01:20 PM PST with 15 Recommends
An opinion column at CNET News suggests that the White House is backing away from the strong Net Neutrality position taken by FCC ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 33 comments on Sat Jan 09, 2010 at 03:00 PM PST with 0 Recommends
This is almost impossible to believe - but it's actually true. About a ...
by HannahMiller
Comment Count 24 comments on Mon Oct 19, 2009 at 06:33 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
Good news for all American consumers who use the Internet: in a speech today at the Brookings Institution , FCC Chair Julius Genachowski ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 54 comments on Mon Sep 21, 2009 at 01:48 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
The Current Media System favors the Representation of Corporate Interests by our Politicians. Since the Media Airtime costs so much, Politicians generally have little choice ...
by jamess
Comment Count 53 comments on Sun Sep 06, 2009 at 10:31 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
The New York Times gets Net Neutrality right again, and again, and again. In their fourth editorial in support of Net ...
by Timothy Karr
Comment Count 82 comments on Sat Aug 29, 2009 at 05:52 AM PDT with 163 Recommends
[This was mentioned in Yesterday's news digest and a report that ...
by realnrh
Comment Count 16 comments on Wed Mar 04, 2009 at 02:41 PM PST with 20 Recommends
Another one bites the dust: Federal Communications Commission Chairman Kevin Martin is leaving the agency Tuesday to do what comes naturally for FCC chairmen: He is heading to the ...
by mspicata
Comment Count 35 comments on Thu Jan 15, 2009 at 01:24 PM PST with 10 Recommends
With news coming today that Obama has selected Julius Genachowski to head the FCC (see Nuisance Industry's diary here for more ...
by umasslefty
Comment Count 18 comments on Tue Jan 13, 2009 at 10:49 AM PST with 21 Recommends
The news is out that Obama intends to nominate his technology adviser, Julius Genachowski to head the FCC.
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 114 comments on Tue Jan 13, 2009 at 11:00 AM PST with 0 Recommends
The Federal Communications Commission -- which under the leadership of Michael Powell and Kevin Martin the past eight years has concentrated media ownership further ...
by Nuisance Industry
Comment Count 32 comments on Mon Jan 12, 2009 at 08:41 PM PST with 38 Recommends