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National Broadband Plan: A Look at Chapter 4 and Privacy

Broadband Updates, Broadband's Impact, FCC, National Broadband Plan, Privacy April 2nd, 2010

WASHINGTON, April 2, 2010 – Chapter Four of the plan focuses on broadband competition and innovation policy. It’s one of the most far-reaching sections in the entire document. It starts by addressing various mobile and fixed networks and moves on to discuss specific devices, privacy and identity theft. This third and final article summarizing Chapter 4 looks at the FCC’s take on set-top boxes, consumer privacy and digital taxation.

In Letter to FCC, Obama Administration Wants Open Standards and Networks for Public Safety

Broadband Stimulus, National Broadband Plan December 15th, 2009

WASHINGTON, December 15, 2009 – A government letter sent on behalf of the Obama Administration to the agency charged with rolling out a national broadband plan repeatedly refers to the need for open platforms, standards and networks going forward in order to keep the country safe.

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