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Welcome to the roadkill cafe
Notwithstanding Texas politician Jim Hightower's observation that "there is nothing in the middle of the road but yellow stripes and dead armadillos," it is a time-honored government tradition to frame an issue so that the preferred option is the one in the middle.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
The Washington Post
Telcordia Fairly Chosen Over Neustar, Trade Groups Tell FCC
Ericsson AB's Telcordia Technologies was fairly recommended over Neustar Inc. as the winner of a telephone-numbers management contract, associations representing the largest U.S. telephone companies told regulators.
Los Angeles Times
'Lucy' floors 'Hercules.' FCC asked to weigh in on Dodgers TV mess.
The Skinny: I was on TV on Sunday and realized I look older than I feel. It may be time for an eye job.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Not Everyone in Silicon Valley Happy to See President Obama
Protesters angered by the Federal Communications Commission's proposal to put an end to net neutrality rallied near the Silicon Valley mansion where President Barack Obama was attending a fundraising event on Wednesday morning.
Customer Interaction Solutions
FCC Announces Stolen Mobile Device Working Group
WASHINGTON, July 24 -- The Competitive Carriers Association issued the following news release: Today, the Federal Communications Commission announced the members of the Technological Advisory Council's Working Group on Mobile Device Theft Prevention.
Large corporations can't always be trusted to do the right thing. But neither can governments.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
House Republicans Look to Block FCC Action on Net Neutrality
Republicans in the House of Representatives are attempting to limit the Federal Communications Commission's ability to act on network neutrality.
Who Should Decide? States' Rights, Local Authority and the Future of the Internet
"[W]ithout power and independence, a town may contain good subjects, but it can have no active citizens."
Federal Communications Commission Approves Frontier...
Chairman and Commissioners moved swiftly to support this acquisition, releasing an Order well in advance of the FCC's internal deadline for review of such transactions.
FCC signs off on Sinclair-Allbritton TV sale
The Federal Communications Commission has approved Sinclair Broadcast Group's acquisition of eight Allbritton Communications television stations for $985 million, the final hurdle to closing a a deal first announced more than a year ago.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Cities Petition FCC In Fight For Municipal Broadband
Cities like Chattanooga, Tenn., have led the charge of providing public broadband services to local communities.
E-Rate Shakeup: Wi-Fi Money Is Available, but There's a Catch
Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler's plan to shake up the E-Rate program of federal subsidies for Internet service in public schools and libraries has only partly been successful - his FCC colleagues have agreed to make more money available for Wi-Fi, as Wheeler proposed in June, but only if the dollars aren't needed for basic ... (more)
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Sullivan campaign reserves post-primary air time
Records filed with the Federal Communications Commission show Sullivan's campaign reserved time in the fall on at least two TV stations.
FCC serves notice to Internet service providersa
The Federal Communications Commission has issued an advisory warning Internet providers that the actual broadband speeds that consumers get must match what was advertised.
The Washington Post
The Switchboard: Deaf advocacy groups dona t want net neutrality killed on their behalf
Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler speaks during an open meeting to receive public comment on proposed open Internet notice of proposed rulemaking and spectrum auctions May 15, 2014 at the FCC headquarters in Washington, DC.
Customer Interaction Solutions
Free Press Builds Definitive Case for Net Neutrality
WASHINGTON, July 22 -- The FreePress issued the following news release: In its filing in the Federal Communications Commission's open Internet proceeding, Free Press provides the definitive argument for protecting Net Neutrality by reclassifying broadband providers as common carriers.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Who Gets to Decide What a City Can Do with Broadband Internet?
" ithout power and independence, a town may contain good subjects, but it can have no active citizens."
Obama Campaign Donor Wins FCC Waiver From Auction Rules
A private-equity company owned by a campaign donor to President Barack Obama won a waiver from the U.S. Federal Communications Commission that may give it an advantage in planned airwaves auctions.
Burned-Out Tower Lights Draw $10,400 Citation
A Virginia-based business is being fined $10,400 for letting the lights go out on its antenna and not notifying federal flight authorities right away.
St. Cloud Times
Letter: Net neutrality hinges on your voice; use itLetter: Net...
Letter: Net neutrality hinges on your voice; use it Let Washington know that access to Internet must be equal for all.