Congressional Members Discuss Net Neutrality, Privacy and Spectrum at CCIA Meeting
Congress, FCC, Net Neutrality, Patents, Privacy, Spectrum, Wireless
May 5th, 2011
WASHINGTON May 5, 2011- At the Washington Caucus meeting of the Computer and Communications Industry Association Wednesday, Congressional leaders presented their views on preserving the Open Internet, expanding patent reform, ensuring consumer privacy online and the need for spectrum reform.
Copps, Clyburn Push Media Reform In Boston
Broadband's Impact, Congress, FCC, House of Representatives, Media ownership, Minority, Mobile Broadband, Net Neutrality, Spectrum, Wireless
April 11th, 2011
BOSTON, April 11, 2011 – Speaking to a standing-room only crowd on Friday afternoon, Federal Communications Commissioners Michael Copps and Mignon Clyburn addressed media consolidation and broadband deployment before fielding questions at a town hall meeting during Free Press’s National Conference for Media Reform.
Media scholar, Robert McChesney, offered the introduction for the event, addressing both the packed auditorium, an overflow room and those watching live via the web. Both commissioners received standing ovations from the crowd as they took the stage.
House To Vote On Anti-Net Neutrality Measure; Administration Threatens Veto
Congress, FCC, House of Representatives, Net Neutrality, Senate
April 5th, 2011
WASHINGTON, April 5, 2011 – The House of Representatives is anticipated to hold a floor debate and vote this week on a measure that would put the kibosh on net neutrality rules passed by the Federal Communications Commission late last year, but the White House has said that it would likely veto such a measure should it come across the President’s desk.
House Committee Passes Resolution To Nullify Open Internet Rules
Congress, FCC, House of Representatives, Net Neutrality
March 16th, 2011
WASHINGTON, March 16, 2011 – The House Energy and Commerce Committee voted in favor of a resolution Tuesday that would undo the Federal Communications Commission’s recent net neutrality rules; the measure will now go before the full House for a vote.
Subcommittee Postpones Vote on Resolution to Reverse Open Internet Order
Congress, FCC, Net Neutrality
March 2nd, 2011
WASHINGTON, March 2, 2010 – The House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology postponed last-minute a vote scheduled for Wednesday morning on a resolution that would reverse the Federal Communications Commission’s Open Internet Order. Chairman Fred Upton agreed to postpone the vote in order to complete regular order and a legislative hearing before voting on the […]