Wall Street Journal Open Internet Reporter Has a Grip; Editorial and Opinion Pages — Not So Much

If the FCC ends up deferring to common sense and classifies landline Internet access as a telecommunications service, most advocates for that move support use of only a few core provisions of Title II of our existing telecom laws.   A routine procedure called “forbearance” allows the agency to eschew all of “the tariffs, rate bases,…

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CCIA Praises President’s Support For Open Internet Via Title II

Washington – President Obama released a statement today that strongly supports the reclassification of broadband access as a telecommunications service under Title II of the Telecommunications Act. The statement comes at a key time as the FCC grapples with trying to preserve the Open Internet under stronger legal authority while facing intense political pressure from…

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Enabling Choice for TV Online

On November 17th, join CCIA as we explore the issues surrounding consumer viewing options in today’s ever-changing world of TV consumption. With opening remarks by former Senator Byron Dorgan, three panels of experts will delve into emerging choices for home devices, open connectivity and programming. Enabling Choice for TV Online: Legislative and Regulatory Policy Options…

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