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Experts Review Reform and Standards at the FCC

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. Keep Reading

FCC Seeks One-Month Extension for National Broadband Plan

WASHINGTON, January 8, 2010 - With just over 30 days until the unveiling of the national broadband plan, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski has asked congress for more time. In a letter (PDF) to the Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, he says that the creation of the plan is one of the largest undertakings the FCC has ever tried. He said that the FCC needs more time to get more information from the public. The extension is a short one; with a new due date of March 17. Keep Reading

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