Experts Review Reform and Standards at the FCC
Broadband Updates, Broadband's Impact, FCC, National Broadband Plan, Net Neutrality, Transparency
March 8th, 2010
WASHINGTON, March 8, 2010 – Panelists from the Federal Communications Commission, Capitol Hill, public interest groups and the private sector addressed issues of FCC reform and regulatory responsibility at “An FCC for the Internet Age: Reform and Standard-Setting, a half-day conference sponsored by Public Knowledge, Silicon Flatirons and the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation.
FCC Lauches ‘Reboot’ Web Site to Spur Discussion of Agency Reform and Data
Broadband Data, FCC, Transparency
January 11th, 2010
WASHINGTON, January 11, 2010 – The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday launched http://reboot.fcc.gov, a new interactive website attempting to foster public discussion on how to best improve the agency.
The site includes many opportunities for public input on a variety of facets of FCC operations, including greater release of FCC data, the development of new systems such a the “Consolidated Licensing System,” and the redesign of the main agency website, http://FCC.gov.
Ex Parte Under Review
Broadband Updates, FCC, National Broadband Plan
October 25th, 2009
The Federal Communications Commission will hold a staff workshop at 10 a.m. on October 28 to explore possible revisions to the FCC’s current ex parte rules. The stated aim is to increase transparency of the Commission’s actions, while at the same time not scaring regulated interests away from sharing information that they have traditionally shared in closed-door meetings.