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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...

2010-12-01 12:41:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After Chairman Julius Genachowski's remarks, CTIA-The Wireless Association President and CEO Steve Largent released the following statement: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100629/DC28223LOGO-a) "Although we have not seen the specific language of the Chairman's proposal, in his remarks, Chairman Genachowski emphasized the appropriateness of recognizing differences between fixed and mobile broadband. While we maintain our...

2010-12-01 12:30:00

Organization applauds the Commission for choosing mainstream compromise over extreme action in net neutrality debate ATLANTA, Dec. 1, 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 a release by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on a network neutrality compromise: "Last week, Americans across the country collectively paused to acknowledge and...

2010-12-01 14:50:00

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 Kweisi Mfume, Executive Director 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 ground solution for...

2010-12-01 12:12:00

More extreme Internet regulations would have hindered investment and forestalled growth WASHINGTON, Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Based on reports about a forthcoming order from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC),the Internet Innovation Alliance (IIA) - a broad-based coalition supporting broadband availability and access for all Americans - today released the following statement applauding the Commission for pursuing a reasonable middle ground on the net neutrality...

2010-12-01 11:56:00

Speaker Emeritus of the California State Assembly Highlights Broadband as Key to Overcoming Unemployment Challenges WASHINGTON, Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Genachowski's announcement today of a proposed middle ground on Internet regulation, Fabian Nunez, Speaker Emeritus of the California State Assembly, released the following statement: "I commend the FCC and Chairman Genachowski for taking a step forward and...


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