Broadband Roundup: Comcast Seeks Lighter Regulation on Net Neutrality, Mozilla and CCIA Want Heavier Touch
Broadband Roundup, FCC, House of Representatives, Net Neutrality
July 16th, 2014
WASHINGTON, July 16, 2014 – Due to an “overwhelming surge in traffic to its website,” the Federal Communications Commission delayed its deadline for comment submissions on net neutrality until midnight Friday, Forbes reported. As of Wednesday, the FCC had received 780,000 comments, thus far. The traffic was enough to crash the site earlier in the […]
Broadband Roundup: Comcast-Time Warner Controversy, Netflix vs. Verizon, and Sprint Merger Woes
June 10th, 2014
WASHINGTON, June 10, 2014 – The proposed merger between Comcast and Time Warner Cable continues to stir up controversy. The Computer & Communications Industry Association, whose members include internet giants Google and Yahoo, sent a letter to Sen. Al Franken asking regulators to stop the acquisition as it would give the merged entity “increased incentive […]
Tech Industry and Non-Profit Groups Criticize National Security Agency’s Encryption-Cracking
Broadband's Impact, Privacy, Transparency
September 6th, 2013
WASHINGTON, September 6, 2013 – In the wake of reports in The New York Times, ProPublica, and The Guardian that the National Security Agency had embarked on a system of cracking widespread industry-used encryption protocols, at least one industry group and non-profit organization highlighted the need for the nation to “redraw its boundaries around surveillance.” According to a statement […]
Industry Reactions to Tom Wheeler’s Nomination to Be FCC Chairman: CCIA, NCTA, CTIA, NTCA, CEA and MPAA
May 1st, 2013
WASHINGTON, May 1, 2013 – The following are reactions from President Barack Obama’s Announcement that Tom Wheeler would be Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission from several of the leading major telecommunications, media and technology industry trade groups. Ed Black, President and CEO of the Computer and Communications Industry Association: “President Obama has nominated the right […]
In Lead-up to World Conference on International Telecommunications, Debate About United Nations and Regulation of Internet
Broadband TV, FCC, International, NTIA, Wireless
November 21st, 2012
WASHINGTON, Wednesday, November 21st, 2012 – The internet policy news and events service BroadbandBreakfast.com held its November 2012 Broadband Breakfast Club “The International Telecommunications Union Year-End Meeting and the Global Open Internet” on Tuesday, November 20th, 2012 at Clyde’s of Gallery Place, 707 7th St. NW, Washington, DC 20001 from 8 am – 10 am. Ahead of the […]
November Broadband Breakfast Club Event: The International Telecommunications Union and the Global Open Internet
Events, Net Neutrality, Trademarks
November 15th, 2012
WASHINGTON, Thursday, November 15th, 2012 — The internet policy news and events service BroadbandBreakfast.com will hold its November 2012 Broadband Breakfast Club event “The International Telecommunications Union and the Global Open Internet” on Tuesday, November 20th, 2012 at Clyde’s of Gallery Place, 707 7th St. NW, Washington, DC 20001 from 8 am – 10 am. American […]
Intellectual Property Breakfast Club Today Likely to Focus on Bill Seizing Infringing Web Domains
Broadband Calendar, Copyright, Intellectual Property
October 12th, 2010
WASHINGTON, October 12, 2010 – The Intellectual Property Breakfast Club on Tuesday, focusing on “Finding Solutions to the Problems of Copyright Infringement,” may well focus on S. 3804, the “Combating Online Infringement and Counterfeits Act” (COICA), introduced late last month by Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy and Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah.
Uncertainty Over Net Neutrality Makes it the ‘Black Hole’ of Telecom Policy
Broadband Calendar, Broadband TV, National Broadband Plan, Net Neutrality
September 22nd, 2010
WASHINGTON, September 22, 2010 – BroadbandBreakfast.com on Wednesday released the video, for free, of the first Broadband Breakfast Club event of the monthly event foum’s third season, on the issue of net neutrality and broadband regulation.
The panelists at the event, “Title I, Title II: How Should Broadband Be Classified?” included a medley of almost all conceivable views about broadband regulation.
Hands On or Hands Off? Future of Broadband Regulation at Breakfast Club
Broadband Calendar, FCC, Net Neutrality
September 20th, 2010
WASHINGTON, September 20, 2010 – The Broadband Breakfast Club on Tuesday, September 21, will feature a discussion about the future of broadband, and how it is regulated. Among the panelists who will face off at the event, from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Clyde’s of Gallery Place, are officials from Public Knowledge, the Phoenix Center, Georgetown University and the Computer and Communications Industry Association.
ICANN Names New Leadership
September 10th, 2010
SAN FRANCISCO, September 10, 2010 – The body responsible for managing the world’s domain name system named seven new individuals to leadership positions earlier this week.