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Mignon Clyburn Resigning from FCC Post

April 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

After eight years Mignon Clyburn, the only African-American on the FCC board of commissioners is stepping down. Clyburn, the daughter of James Clyburn, member of the U.S. House of Representatives  for South Carolina’s 6th Congressional District...

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Net Neutrality War Rages On!

February 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

On April 23rd of 2018 net neutrality will die. The FCC ruling will take affect and the Internet as we know it will change dramatically. There is a lot that could happen between now and...

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Congress, the Courts and Net Neutrality

January 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

The war for net neutrality has moved to the halls of Congress and the courtroom. Attorneys generals from 21 states and the District of Columbia have filed suit to overturn the FCC‘s new rules on...

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Net Neutrality: The War is Not Over!

December 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

The war for net neutrality is not over. Far from it, it’s just beginning. The latest move by the FCC, headed by Ajit Pai, is just the latest battle in a war that will eventually end...

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Originally Posted by PublicKnowledge.org   By Willmary Escoto Democracy has become a daily visceral online experience. When Philando Castile was shot by a Minnesota police officer his girlfriend’s first instinct was to start broadcasting. Diamond...

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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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African-Americans and Internet Privacy

April 18, 2017 | 3 Comments

Black people don’t like the idea of putting their business “in the streets.” Its a cliche that means we keep our affairs to ourselves and unless it concerns you then stay out of it. But...

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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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Your Cable Box is About to Die

January 31, 2016 | 0 Comments

Cable television has been under relentless pressure for quite some time now. More and more Americans are simply cutting the cord. Tired of the high cost of cable programming bundles and equipment rental many people...

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