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Agency Heads Appear Before Congress to Tackle Privacy Issues

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WASHINGTON July 18, 2011- Two congressional subcommittees called on the heads of several government agencies late last week to inquire how each addresses Internet privacy issues.

The panel, assembled by the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade and the Subcommittee on Communications and Technology included the heads of the Federal Communications Commission, Federal Trade Commission and the National Telecommunications and Information Administration.

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Report: Small Businesses Lack Broadband Choice, Competition

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WASHINGTON, November 16, 2010 – Small businesses want choice and competition in the broadband service market, according to a new government report, but unfortunately they aren’t getting either.

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Yo Ho Ho and a Bottle of RAM – Pirates Take a Bite Out of Small Firm Innovation

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WASHINGTON, July 22, 2010 – The House Committee on Small Business met Wednesday to discuss the growing problem of intellectual property infringement.

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Small Business Agency Asks FCC to Review Telecom Size Standards

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WASHINGTON, March 11, 2010 –The Small Business Administration is requesting that the Federal Communications Commission look into redefining or revising size standards governing telecommunication services firms to better reflect current market conditions.

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Perspectives on Selection Criteria Reflect Views on Stimulus Program's Purpose

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WASHINGTON, March 24, 2009 – NTIA and RUS broadband stimulus grant recipients should be selected in a way that honors the intent of the stimulus bill itself, a large group of stakeholders said at Tuesday afternoon’s roundtable on selection criteria.

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