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2010-03-23 08:13:00

WASHINGTON, March 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Qorvis Communications, one of the fastest-growing integrated communications firms in the U.S., today announced that partner Maura Colleton Corbett is a finalist in the Corporate Commercial Small Business category for the Eleventh Annual Women in Technology (WIT) Leadership Awards. Corbett was nominated for her accomplishments in the technology and communications industries. She has worked for years in support of an "open Internet," "net...

2010-03-04 10:01:00

FCC's Proposed Rules Would Promote Exclusionary Conduct and Harm Consumer Welfare WASHINGTON, March 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Current proposals to promote an "Open Internet" before the Federal Communications Commission and Congress actually increase the incentive of Broadband Service Providers to engage in exclusionary conduct in the content sector according to a new economic analysis released by the Phoenix Center today. The economic analysis, Sabotaging Content Competition: Do...

2010-03-02 10:41:00

Net neutrality will hurt private investment, impede consumer friendly innovations WASHINGTON, March 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Consumer Institute released today a study on innovation by companies in the Internet ecosystem. The study, which surveyed available data and literature, found that broadband network providers are a leading source of both innovation and new investment in Internet infrastructures. The study found that new Internet regulations, including those now...

2010-02-18 10:24:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Center for Individual Freedom ("CFIF") today unveiled a national grassroots campaign to rally conservatives in opposition to the Obama Administration's efforts to impose onerous "Net Neutrality" rules on the Internet. The 'Stop Net Regulation' campaign, launched during the Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington, D.C., encourages Americans to get active online through a national petition and by contacting their elected...

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2010-02-11 09:20:00

Google announced its plans on Wednesday to develop experimental super high-speed broadband networks in an attempt to bring people up to speed with today's Internet highway. Google has gone head-to-head with large mobile corporations such as AT&T and Verizon Mobile over net neutrality. The goal is to get telephone companies to allow its customers to run any Web apps they want, but carriers do not want to lose control of networks they have invested time and money to build. Google hopes...

2010-02-02 13:00:00

The National Black Chamber of Commerce, the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, and the National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce reiterate points raised in a joint filing to the FCC WASHINGTON, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Black Chamber of Commerce, U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce today hosted a teleconference to discuss the joint letter they submitted to the FCC's NPRM on net neutrality. The letter, also...

2010-01-28 09:46:00

Study concludes net neutrality and other regulations on network providers would have an adverse impact on the economy and employment WASHINGTON, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today on Capitol Hill, the American Consumer Institute Center for Citizen Research released the findings of a study examining the impact of policies, including 'network neutrality,' on job creation and national broadband deployment. The study concluded that Internet regulations would have an adverse impact on the...

2010-01-18 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- What: Commenting on the FCC's Notice of Proposed Rule Making (NPRM) on net neutrality, Kristine van Dillen, director of industry initiatives and partnerships for the Mobile Marketing Association (MMA) (www.mmaglobal.com), issued the following statement: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090715/LA46363LOGO) The MMA will continue to take a proactive and cooperative role with...

2010-01-15 11:20:00

Diversity Leaders Come Together to Call upon FCC for Concrete Analysis on the Impact of Net Neutrality on Minority Communities WASHINGTON, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Leaders from 23 national organizations representing the Hispanic, Asian-American, African-American and Disability communities yesterday called upon the FCC to address their concerns that the impact of the proposed network neutrality regulations on unserved and underserved communities has not been adequately studied....

2010-01-14 18:41:00

Free-Market Advocates Argue Regulations Are Unnecessary, Harmful, and Unauthorized WASHINGTON, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Massive government intrusion into the free and open operation of the Internet by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is not only unnecessary, but would almost certainly harm this monument to entrepreneurship and freedom," according to Internet Freedom Coalition Chairman Phil Kerpen. The Internet Freedom Coalition (IFC) is an ad hoc coalition of...