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Communications Act

Verizon: Show Us the Money (The "Title II" Money Trail Exposed)

Bruce Kushnick | Posted 04.26.2015 | Business
Bruce Kushnick

Verizon has told the FCC, the public, or anyone else who will listen, that imposing 'utility-style regulations', sometimes referred to as 'Title II", on broadband providers -- will harm investment.

Did Verizon Commit Perjury in the Net Neutrality Proceeding About the Use of Title II?

Bruce Kushnick | Posted 03.17.2015 | Business
Bruce Kushnick

New Networks Institute has filed a Petition for Investigation with the FCC to examine Verizon's use of Title II and whether the company has committed perjury in the current Net Neutrality, Open Internet Proceeding, (Docket number 14-28).

It's Time for an Upgrade: 18 Years Is Just Too Long

Eva M. Clayton | Posted 04.05.2014 | Politics
Eva M. Clayton

The original Communications Act was enacted in 1934 and subsequently revised in 1996 in which the word "Internet" only appeared 11 times while "payphone" garnered 18 references. Our policies are still being led by those outdated laws.

Emergency Powers Spell Corrosion of Liberty and Safety

Mary L. G. Theroux | Posted 09.24.2012 | Politics
Mary L. G. Theroux

Likewise, President Obama's supporters might wish to also bear in mind that powers vested in one Executive are available to, and invariably extended by the next. Do they really want any president to be able to indefinitely detain vaguely-defined "suspects" at his or her sole discretion?

Standing Up in Wisconsin and Beyond for Our Rights in Radio!

Sue Wilson | Posted 07.22.2012 | Media
Sue Wilson

There is much talk amongst radio talk show hosts about their rights of Free Speech. I do not condone any kind of censorship (outside incitement to violence,) and agree radio talkers have their rights.

Hate Radio and the War on Immigration

Sue Wilson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Sue Wilson

Anti-immigrant rhetoric is ramping up on the public airwaves. That's why AZ Congressman Raul Grijalva (D-AZ) told me he is targeting the media as a significant factor in the escalating war over immigration reform.

Just Do It, Julius

Megan Tady | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Megan Tady

Dear FCC Chairman, I don't want to wake up six months from now and find that the Internet has changed forever. You're facing enormous pressure not to reclassify broadband. But there is no acceptable compromise here. Just do it.