Appropriate Roles for FCC and FTC Could Determine Fate of Broadband Consumers
FCC Workshops, National Broadband Plan
September 12th, 2009
WASHINGTON, September 9, 2009 – The Internet can serve as a means for enhancing consumer protections, provided that government agencies play their appropriate role in regulating and disclosing the practices of broadband providers, according to a several consumer advocates.
First Pitch: Levin’s Engagement Raises Stake for National Broadband Policy
Broadband Stimulus, FCC, National Broadband Plan, NTIA, Premium Content
June 8th, 2009
WASHINGTON, June 8, 2009 – Late Friday afternoon, the Federal Communications Commission announced that Blair Levin, former chief of staff to Clinton FCC Chairman Reed Hundt, will be rejoining the commission “to help coordinate its development of a national broadband plan.”
Verizon, Cisco and GridPoint Tout Green Credentials at Progressive Hill Briefing
July 10th, 2008
WASHINGTON, July 9 – Three technology and telecommunications companies pressed their case Wednesday on Capitol Hill for better and more accessible broadband in order to promote energy conservation and a “green economy.”
Conference Participants: Media and Internet Must Target Minorities
June 18th, 2008
June 17 – Black and Hispanic Americans need to be more prominent and “in positions of authority” within the media in order to appeal to a growing multicultural society, a former Clinton administration telecommunications official said Tuesday.