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  1. Government Slowly Kills the Private Sector - And Blames the Victim for Its Sputtering DemiseRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | RedState

    ... advocates turned to tyranny. And had three unelected Democrat bureaucrats at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) unilaterally slam the Net . How else do we know we won? Because they are spending a lot of time trying do undo our explanations ...


  2. AT&T Unveils Country's First TV and Cellphone Combo PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | TIME.com

    ... makes the combined company the largest pay-TV provider in the U.S. Late last month, the Federal Communications Commission finally gave the merger the green light , though not without a list of conditions, namely a four-year agreement that includes ...


  3. Pollsters Worried FCC Chairman Doesn't Care If They Go Out Of BusinessRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | The Huffington Post

    Federal Communications Commission Chair Tom Wheeler reaffirmed many pollsters' fears last week that tighter regulations could seriously damage their ability to conduct surveys, making comments that one poll operator characterized as "cavalier about putting pollsters out of business." Wheeler voted in June for rules that double down on restrictions on "autodialing" technology used to reach cell phone users.


  4. Here's AT&T's First TV Plan After Buying DirecTVRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | TIME.com

    ... makes the combined company the largest pay-TV provider in the U.S. Late last month, the Federal Communications Commission finally gave the merger the green light , though not without a list of conditions, namely a four-year agreement that includes ...


  5. US senators voice LTE-U concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Total Telecom

    A group of U.S. senators has written to Federal Communications Commission chairman Tom Wheeler, urging him to ensure that LTE-Unlicensed does not interfere with WiFi. As its full name suggests, LTE-U is a means of using unlicensed spectrum to increase the amount of available network capacity for cellular communications.


  6. How many cell phone subscribers are there in Florida?Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Palm Beach Post

    ... telephone discount program by eligible Florida customers increased almost 3 percent. The Federal Communications Commission reports a Florida telephone penetration rate of 93.5 percent, suggesting the overwhelming majority of residents can afford ...


  7. Other daysRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | NWAonline

    ... broadcast properties, and their buildings and land. The sale is subject to approval by the Federal Communications Commission. The properties were bought from the Arkansas Radio and Equipment Company. a Solutions to the problem of disposing of scrap ...


  8. Reporting: PanamaKIWANIS' Gift of Fun Cheers Panamanian KidsRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | American Reporter

    ... to have the ability to choose which content on the Web loads fast, slow or not at all. The Federal Communications Commission has sought the authority to prevent Internet service providers from blocking and controlling Internet traffic to favor some ...


  9. 1st of 3 public forums set over WBGU-TVRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Toledo Blade

    Bowling Green State University will hold three forums to solicit public input regarding whether the university should participate in Federal Communications Commission auctions that could lead to the sale of WBGU-TV. Two forums will take place on campus, at 7 p.m. Aug. 10 and Sept.


  10. On Native GroundPRESERVING an Open Internet: the Right Thing to doRead the original story

    Mar 6, 2015 | American Reporter

    The Federal Communications Commission did the right thing on Feb. 26 when it voted, 3-2, to regulate the Internet as a "telecommunications service" under Tile II of the Communications Act. It also voted, by the same margin, to prevent states from limiting competition by blocking cities and towns that want to create municipal broadband Internet service.


  11. MomentumOF Jelly Beans and JournalistsRead the original story

    Jul 1, 2011 | American Reporter

    ... cigarette pack a warning that "Cigarettes may be hazardous to your health." In 1967, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) ruled that the Fairness Doctrine required TV and radio stations to run anti-smoking ads at no cost. The message was ...


  12. ISP argues net neutrality rules violate its right to block contentRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ComputerWorld

    The U.S. Federal Communications Commission's net neutrality rules violate the free speech rights of broadband providers because the regulations take away their ability to block Web traffic they disagree with, one ISP has argued. The FCC's net neutrality rules take away broadband providers' First Amendment rights to block Web content and services, ISP Alamo Broadband argued to an appeals court this week.


  13. This is how the clowns took over: The sad history leading to the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Salon

    ... was the idea that civic health depended on fact-based media that when the precursor to the Federal Communications Commission first began to regulate the newfangled technology of radio in 1927, its officers insisted that the cost of doing business ...


  14. Wait wait - can you say that on air? There's an internal debate on cursing at NPRRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | HeraldNet

    ... the public-radio mothership and its hundreds of member stations are regulated by the Federal Communications Commission and thus subject to fines for violating rules against the broadcasting of 'indecent' speech. The FCC generally prohibits airing ...


  15. The coming fight over net neutralityRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... the president of the United States himself, net neutrality proponents celebrated when the Federal Communications Commission passed sweeping new rules in February. "This is a big win," said Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.). Others called it a "huge, ...


  16. Chris Farley Government: Remember When It Was Congress That Made Law? That Was AwesomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Intellectual Conservative Politics and Philosophy

    ... "law"makers. Likely the biggest Obama Administration power grabs have come from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Because they have so much more of the still-private sector to grab. Because the FCC has set its sites on the Internet. Which ...


  17. Googla Glass Returning With a Workplace EditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | CNet News

    ... their bones, using bone-conduction transducers. Earlier in July, a Google filing with the Federal Communications Commission provided clues that the company has been working on a next-generation version of the devices. There have been several very ...


  18. AGs urge phone companies to offer call-blockingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Gardner News and The Spring Hill New Era

    Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt is urging the five major phone companies to offer call-blocking technology to their customers. In a letter to the chief executives of AT&T, Sprint, Verizon, T-Mobile and Century Link, Schmidt, along with 44 other state attorneys general, stated a new Federal Communications Commission rule clarification allows telecommunications service providers to offer customers the ability to block unwanted calls and verifies that federal law does not prohibit offering the services.


  19. Fed-up customers are hammering ISPs with FCC complaints about data capsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Boy Genius

    ... and stuff they need for school so we don't go over the cap," one customer wrote to the Federal Communications Commission. Data caps are not illegal, of course, but they do raise net neutrality-related concerns. If Comcast were to try enacting a ...


  20. Perspective: Why polls can't be trusted anymoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | St. Petersburg Times

    ... The problem is that the 1991 Telephone Consumer Protection Act has been interpreted by the Federal Communications Commission to prohibit the calling of cellphones through automatic dialers, in which calls are passed to live interviewers only after a ...