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FCC Proposed Privacy Rules More Dangerous Than Meets the Eye

As the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) inches closer to making a decision on its proposed privacy rules for broadband internet access service providers, economists,...

FCC Strike Force Aims to End Robocalls

At the behest of Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler, a cadre of telecom executives have convened to form a Robocall Strike Force. Helmed...

Ditch the Box Effort Strikes Balance on FCC Set Top Box...

For months, advocates on both sides of the aisle and representatives from a variety of industries and perspectives - tech, cable, and diverse content...

Clarke Launches Multicultural Media Coalition, Explores FCC Set Top Rule

A long time advocate of greater diversity and inclusion for people of color and members of underrepresented communities, Congresswoman Yvette Clarke (D-NY) today launched...

Roland Martin Tackles Impact of #UnlockTheBox on Minority Programmers

On February 18, the Federal Communications Commission proposed a new rule requiring cable and satellite providers to disaggregate their content from the set top...

Johnson Champions Digital Equity as Priority for Modern American Economy

For the past 10 years, Congressman Hank Johnson (D-GA) has served his constituents and this country by trying to level the playing field for...

The FCC’s Proposal to Unlock the Set-Top Box Could Harm Independent...

Over-the-top streaming services and app-based technology have revolutionized the video marketplace in recent years. Today, consumers can choose to access the programming they love...

#UnlockTheBox: Claims Consumer Benefits, But A Costly Exchange in the End

Last fall Congress held a hearing on Federal Communications Commission Oversight to explore the proper role of the FCC in supporting our increasingly broadband-reliant,...

Increasing African-American Inclusion in Tech

By Rep. Emanuel Cleaver II (D-Mo.) This article originally appeared on The Hill, and was republished with permission from Congressman Cleaver's staff.  On July 26, 1948, Missouri’s...

Redlining in Sight with Google, AT&T Fiber Rollout?

Google made headlines when, in late January, it announced that it was rolling out gigabit Internet to Atlanta, Charlotte, Raleigh-Durham and Nashville. Eighteen cities...