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2010-06-18 06:05:00

The FCC took a significant step on Thursday toward regulating high-speed Internet, wading into a potentially contentious policy dispute that could be tied up in Congress and the courts for years.

2010-05-26 15:45:00

NEW YORK, May 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today Latinos in Information Sciences and Technology Association (LISTA) President and CEO, Jose Marquez-Leon released the following statement in response to the May 24, 2010 letter to the Federal Communications Commission on the importance of broadband adoption and deployment over regulation: "LISTA is pleased to see 74 members of Congress join together and speak with one voice on the importance of broadband technology to transform the communities...

2010-05-26 09:59:00

NFWL applauds Congress and urges FCC to shift focus from net neutrality regulation to broadband adoption and deployment WASHINGTON, May 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Foundation for Women Legislators' President Robin Read applauded 74 members of Congress who joined on a letter urging the FCC to focus on broadband adoption and deployment. "The National Foundation for Women Legislators is encouraged by the 74 members of Congress that united yesterday to make broadband adoption and...

2010-05-25 15:12:00

NEW YORK, May 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bonnie Wong, President of Asian Women in Business, issued the following statement in response to the letter issued by members of Congress urging the Federal Communications Commission to reconsider classifying broadband service as telephone service.

2010-05-19 09:54:00

Organization urges Congress to play a larger role in the net neutrality debate ATLANTA, May 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Alliance for Digital Equality (ADE) expressed opposition to the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) recently developed "third way" approach to regulating the Internet, and urged Congress to play a larger role in the network neutrality debate.

2010-05-18 16:10:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The White House Deputy Chief Technology Officer, Google's former top global lobbyist, has been reprimanded for ethics violations that were revealed after a Freedom of Information Act Request from Consumer Watchdog.

2010-05-11 06:30:00

New TV ads and website aim to highlight adverse effects of government regulation of broadband WASHINGTON, May 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Americans for Prosperity (AFP) announced today a $1.4 million advertising blitz to educate consumers on the harms of looming Internet regulations at the Federal Communications Commission.

2010-05-03 09:54:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 3 /PRNewswire/ -- According to recent research from Frost & Sullivan on the effects of net neutrality on consumers and the economy, net neutrality has the potential to distort the parameters built into operator business cases in such a way as to increase the expected risk.

2010-04-27 18:14:00

Commission should review the possible impact of new laws and regulations on the millions of underserved and un-served Americans ATLANTA, April 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In comments submitted to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) regarding a Notice of Proposed Rule Making yesterday, the Alliance for Digital Equality (ADE) encouraged the FCC to consider the possible impact of new laws and regulations on the millions of underserved and un-served Americans that might unintentionally...

2010-04-26 18:05:00

WASHINGTON, April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon told the Federal Communications Commission on Monday (April 26) that the public record of comments and testimony amassed by the agency during its Open Internet regulatory proceeding reveals an "emerging agreement on key goals for ensuring the continued success of the Internet." But no evidence emerged of a failure in the marketplace that would justify sweeping Internet regulations. The key goals include keeping the Internet "an open platform" for...


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