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FCC’s Net Neutrality Begin November 20th
2011-09-23 09:39:03

The Federal Communication Commission’s controversial net neutrality rules - designed to prevent Internet providers from imposing higher fees on subscribers that stream video, downloading music or play online games - will be published in the Federal Register today and go into effect on November 20.

2011-06-02 10:15:00

Organization with Socialist Ties Driving "Net Neutrality" Agenda inside the Obama FCC? WASHINGTON, June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that it has uncovered documents from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) that indicate officials at the FCC colluded with the leftist Free Press organization to publicly push a new plan to regulate the Internet under the FCC's so-called...

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2010-12-20 06:14:23

A divisive proposal on Internet traffic rules that would allow providers to ration out access to their networks is scheduled to come before the FCC for a vote on Tuesday.

2009-09-23 16:15:00

Joint Center Releases Policy Recommendations Aimed at Increasing Digital Adoption in Communities of Color WASHINGTON, Sept.

2009-05-08 04:10:00

WASHINGTON, May 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Yesterday, the Federal Communications Commission's "Diversity Committee," chaired by Fairness Doctrine proponent Henry Rivera, made it clear that they were going force the President's supporters into positions of power within the broadcast industry. FCC Chairman Michael Copps forcefully denounced the current racial and gender make-up of the broadcast industry and called its lack of diversity "a shameful state of affairs." Copps then asked the Committee: "Is...

2009-04-02 15:21:00

WASHINGTON, April 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Leaders from ten prominent civil rights, women and minority interest organizations have been making the rounds meeting with FCC Commissioners asking them to reverse 2006 rule changes that, since adopted, have virtually eliminated the ability of small and minority businesses to compete against large wireless companies for valuable spectrum at FCC auctions.

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2009-03-04 15:12:37

On Tuesday, Julius Genachowski was named President Barack Obama's nominee to chair the Federal Communications Commission.

2009-01-09 14:47:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- FCC Commissioner Michael J. Copps today announced that he will visit Detroit, Michigan on January 12, 2009.

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2008-11-27 08:35:00

A major test is approaching quickly for a renewed effort by US regulators to auction part of the airwaves to a commercial entity that must share the spectrum with firefighters, police, and other emergency workers.


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