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Aparna Sridhar

Blog Entries by Aparna Sridhar

The Truth About the FCC's Third Way: Debunking the Top Ten Myths in the Current Classification Debate

Posted June 9, 2010 | 12:19:57 (EST)

Next week at its open meeting, the FCC will begin a proceeding on its proposed "Third Way" approach to broadband oversight. The agency is expected to issue a Notice of Inquiry and to seek public comment on the classification of broadband transmission - consumers' connection to the Internet...

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Internet Showdown: Conservatives v. Justice Scalia

Posted May 14, 2010 | 11:25:17 (EST)

Earlier this week, corporate front group Americans for Prosperity -- the same group that compared health care reform to the Holocaust -- announced a $1.4 million advertising blitz to stop the FCC's "government takeover of the Internet."

Rep. Eric Cantor (R-Va.), whose single largest donor in this election cycle...

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Citizens United and the Urgent Case For an Open Internet

Posted February 12, 2010 | 16:40:27 (EST)

In the wake of Citizens United, preserving an open, neutral Internet may be our best hope for counterbalancing the deluge of corporate money that will now influence elections. With low barriers to entry, an open Internet can enable all sorts of political speech -- it can provide room for lively...

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