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Conservative Journalists Rip Old Media For Light Scrutiny of Democratic Congress

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WASHINGTON, August 8 – Panelists and the moderator of a panel of conservative journalists on Thursday criticized the old media’s reluctance to continue to keep Democratic members of Congress under the microscope for alleged ethical lapses.

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To Make Government More Transparent, 'Embarrass' Federal Agencies

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WASHINGTON, July 31 – Part of the job of Congress is to “embarrass” federal agencies whose projects are often late and over budget, the chairman of a Senate Homeland Security subcommittee said Thursday.

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Broadband Adoption and Not Availability is Key Challenge, Says One Economy

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WASHINGTON, July 31 – Although broadband is largely available in low-income communities in the United States, many of the poor do not see a reason to subscribe, the vice president of the non-profit One Economy Corporation said Wednesday.

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OECD Broadband Ranking System Needs Restructuring, Says Think Tank

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WASHINGTON, July 29 – Basing telecommunications policy around the faulty ranking system of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development would lead to an “ill-defined national broadband strategy,” officials from the Phoenix Center think tank said Monday.

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AT&T Lobbyist Says Telecom Company to Alter High-Speed Advertising

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July 22 – A senior AT&T lobbyist said that his company would alter the way that it advertises its high-speed internet tiers, and hinted that the telecommunication giant would soon move to usage-based billing.

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HDNet Founder Mark Cuban and Google Spar Over Copyright at FCC Hearing

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July 21 – The founder of a high-definition cable television channel and a top content official with Google sparred at an FCC field hearing on Monday over the role that search engines should play in policing broadband content for copyright violation.

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FCC Chairman Martin Wants FCC to Map Broadband Data and Speed Tiers

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July 21 – The United States government needs to expand its broadband mapping efforts and collect information about internet speed tiers, Federal Communications Chairman Kevin Martin said in Pittsburgh on Monday.

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NebuAd Chairman Says Company 'Satisfied' With 'Opt-in' Privacy Proposals

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WASHINGTON, July 17 – With other panelists calling for comprehensive privacy legislation, NebuAd’s CEO told a House Energy and Commerce subcommittee on Thursday that the internet advertising company would be “satisfied” if an “opt-in” rule became mandatory.

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FCC Begins Field Tests of 'White Space' Prototypes, Motorola Passes 'Without a Hitch'

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ELKRIDGE, MARYLAND, July 16 – The FCC on Wednesday began field testing wireless internet devices that transmit signals over broadcast television frequencies by examining the reliability of prototypes designed by Motorola and Philips Electronics at a state park here.

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Microsoft Attorney: Jerry Yang Said Google-Yahoo Merger Would Kill Competition

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WASHINGTON, July 15 – Yahoo founder Jerry Yang said that if Yahoo and Google agreed to merge, competition in the search engine industry would cease, Microsoft general counsel Brad Smith testified before a Senate Judiciary subcommittee on Tuesday.

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