Federal Communications Commission

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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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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Internet Service Providers Can Sell Your Data

March 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

 FBI Director James Comey said, “There is no longer absolute privacy in the United States.” In the age of information everything you say do, write or watch on television is recorded somewhere. And now Congress...

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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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Originally published November 7, 2013 at DiverseEducation.com A new study has found that, with the Internet emerging as a credible resource for searching and applying for jobs, African-Americans have come to rely on online job...

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