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The War for Net Neutrality! Breaking It Down

December 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

The FCC voted along party lines to end the Obama administration’s rules on net neutrality. This war for a free and open Internet has been going on for some time. This is just the latest battle. ...

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New FCC Chair Scrutinizing Lifeline Program

February 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Trump appointed Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai is rolling back some of his predecessors actions. The new chairman has already begun to make changes to programs that help schools and low income families. Arguing...

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T-Mobile to Pay for Misleading Customers

October 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

The FCC has dropped the hammer on cell provider T-Mobile. T-Mobile USA Inc. agreed to cough up at least $48 million for making customers believe it offered a truly unlimited data plan. It was never...

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The Federal Communications Commission has voted to provide subsidies to low income families for broadband Internet service.  The decision expands on the 1980’s era Lifeline program that provided a monthly subsidy of $9.25 for voice-only phone...

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Affordable Internet Access

January 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

The digital divide is real. Too many low income black families are falling behind in education and employment opportunities due to the prohibitive costs of computers and Internet access. This lack of access to technology...

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African-Americans and Net Neutrality

March 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

In a close three to two vote along party lines, the FCC announced new rules on Internet governance to support net neutrality and the open Internet, protecting freedom of innovation and access to web content. The new...

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