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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...

2010-01-14 15:37:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) has delivered a letter to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) opposing proposed network neutrality regulation. The state lawmakers expressed serious concerns that the unintended consequences of the proposed federal regulatory expansion into the Internet will harm states' economies. ALEC's letter was signed by 91 legislators from 36 states. (Logo:...

2010-01-14 12:10:00

Files letter urging Commission to focus latest reform efforts on broadband expansion rather than net neutrality WASHINGTON, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Distance Learning Association issued a response today with the Federal Communications Commission urging the commissioners to expand access to affordable, high-speed broadband service for thousands of Americans who rely on internet access for educational opportunities. They also warned the commission that efforts to...

2010-01-11 17:11:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The issues of copyright, Net neutrality and the national broadband plan will collide at BroadbandBreakfast.com's National Town Hall Webcast on Tuesday, January 19, 2010. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski has confirmed that he will offer video remarks to kick off the Town Hall Webcast, by http://BroadbandBreakfast.com. The event is on track to be the definitive Washington gathering: Where the telecom, media and...

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2010-01-09 08:32:13

A three-judge federal appeals court panel questioned on Friday whether the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has the authority to impose "net neutrality" requirements on Comcast Corp., the nation's largest cable TV and broadband Internet provider. The hearing involved a legal dispute between the FCC and Comcast over the agency's push to draft rules that would require Internet providers to give equal treatment to all data transmitted across their networks.   The FCC's rules...


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