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2010-12-21 15:14:00

Organization calls ending the debate over net neutrality a significant achievement on the road toward delivering equal and affordable Internet access to all Americans ATLANTA, Dec. 21, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Shirley Franklin, senior advisor for the Alliance for Digital Equality (ADE) and former mayor of Atlanta, issued the following statement today regarding the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) passage of an Open Internet Order: "In passing an Open Internet Order...

2010-12-21 12:46:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 21, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday (Dec. 21) approved rules dealing with the issue of net neutrality. The following statement should be attributed to Tom Tauke, Verizon executive vice president of public affairs, policy and communications: "Verizon has long been committed to the goal of an open and vibrant Internet. We have invested tens of billions of dollars building innovative and dynamic wireline and wireless broadband networks...

2010-12-21 12:10:00

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Dec. 21, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- DISH Network L.L.C.'s CEO and President Charlie Ergen today issued a statement following the Federal Communications Commission's adoption of net neutrality rules: "DISH Network applauds Chairman Genachowski and Commissioners Copps and Clyburn for adopting critically important net neutrality rules. The Commission's Order is a solid framework for protecting the open Internet. The new rules give companies, including DISH Network, the framework...

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2010-12-21 14:00:00

On Tuesday, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) approved a series of new rules Tuesday that will ensure that phone and cable companies will treat all Internet traffic equally. The FCC approved the rules aimed at safeguarding "network neutrality," which is the principle that lawful Web traffic should be treated equally. Three Democrats on the panel voted in favor of the rules, while the two Republicans voted against them. "Our action will advance our goal of having America's...

2010-12-21 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 21, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The economic reasoning underlying network neutrality regulation expected to be adopted this week by the Federal Communications Commission is fundamentally flawed, according to Professors J. Gregory Sidak and David J. Teece. In an article in the Journal of Competition Law & Economics, published by the Oxford University Press, Sidak and Teece explain that the FCC's proposed regulations would have the effect of banning or restricting optional...

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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. The rules would prohibit high-speed Internet providers like Comcast and Verizon Communications from blocking lawful traffic, but are expected to acknowledge their need to manage network congestion and possibly charge consumers based on their Internet usage. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski's...

2010-12-02 13:28:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to the FCC's recent announcement on net neutrality, the Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies (APAICS), Japanese American Citizens League (JACL), Leadership Education for Asian Pacifics, Inc. (LEAP), and National Korean American Service & Education Consortium (NAKASEC) have issued the following statement: The APAICS, JACL, LEAP, and NAKASEC commend the Federal Communications Commission for its recent...

2010-12-02 09:58:00

Chairman's Proposed Rules Preserve Internet Openness while Ensuring the Costs of Broadband Deployment are not Shifted onto Consumers WASHINGTON, Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ - Today, the League of United Latin American Citizens was encouraged by FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski's announcement of proposed rules that will preserve the open, vibrant Internet while ensuring that the costs of broadband deployment are not shifted onto the backs of consumers. The announcement should serve...

2010-12-01 17:27:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) today released details about its net neutrality proposal to be considered in December. The following statement is from Leonard Weather, Jr., R.Ph., M.D., President of the National Medical Association (NMA): "Based on today's announcement by the Federal Communications Commission, the National Medical Association believes the FCC is acting prudently by working to develop a middle...

2010-12-01 13:14:00

DETROIT, Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to recent press reports regarding the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) net neutrality proposal, the Detroit Regional Chamber issues the following statement in support of the proposal. "Communities across America have felt the adverse affects of a sluggish economy in recent years, and it is no secret metro Detroit has suffered more than most," stated Sandy K. Baruah, president and chief executive officer of the Detroit...


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