Results related to “FCC”
by Jamilah King on January 14 2014, 1:29PM
Will the Internet start to look more like cable TV? That’s what advocates are afraid of. Here’s why.
by Von Diaz on October 8 2013, 10:04AM
The ACLU’s new campaign aims to put pressure on Global-Tel-Link, one of the two large companies that continue to charge high prison phone call rates despite the FCC’s August ruling to reduce them.
by Jamilah King on September 13 2013, 12:28PM
A federal lawsuit from Verizon could overturn the FCC’s hard fought open Internet regulations.
by Jamilah King on August 16 2013, 12:49PM
After ten years, the FCC finally acted.
by Jorge Rivas on January 3 2013, 3:19PM
FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn noted that in some states one 15-minute interstate phone call from a prison can cost $17.
by Jorge Rivas on September 27 2012, 11:47AM
Advocates say regulation would both reduce the price-gouging that incarcerated persons’ families suffer and simultaneously contribute to the social good by reducing recidivism.
by Jorge Rivas on June 6 2012, 11:53AM
Analysts expect the less affluent to adopt the phone because prepaid services require no contract or credit checks for customers but others fear more people will enter a less regulated mobile space.
by Jamilah King on May 23 2011, 9:35AM
Reel Grrls haven’t backed down after an exec threatened to pull sponsorship for their critique of Republican FCC members’ shady ties to Comcast.
by Jamilah King on May 19 2011, 11:45AM
The revolving door between policymakers and the companies they regulate has rarely swung so brazenly as it has for the outgoing FCC commissioner.
by Jorge Rivas on March 2 2011, 11:35AM
Jerry Springer can’t hold a candle to this guy.
by Jamilah King on February 8 2011, 11:12AM
Consumer advocates listen with skepticism and cautious hope to FCC plan for closing digital divide.
by Jamilah King on December 3 2010, 12:01PM
Chairman Julius Genachowski finally spoke this week. Few are pleased with what he said.
by Jamilah King on September 29 2010, 2:42PM
Advocates worry that corporate agendas are leading the way.
by Jamilah King on August 27 2010, 9:51AM
Both sides of the broadband debate are lobbying heavily in Congress and in the court of public opinion.
by Jamilah King on August 17 2010, 12:59PM
FCC was reportedly “very close” to deal that included wireless protections for users.
by Jamilah King on June 2 2010, 10:08AM
A coalition of more than 30 groups requested this week that the FCC monitor hate speech on cable news and talk radio programs, The Hill reported this week. The request comes as the FCC prepares to tackle net neutrality,…