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"The 'Obama Refuses To Lead' Crowd Falls Silent": It’s Striking To Realize What The President Has Done Just Since The Midterms

Kevin Drum pauses today to take stock of the recent actions from President Lame Duck.

So how have things been going for our bored, exhausted, and disengaged president? 513 more words


Official Statement from The Canadian Gamers Organization on CRTC's Monetary Penalties

The Canadian Gamers Organization (CGO) was instrumental in bringing to the CRTC evidence that Rogers Communications was going against net throttling rules back in 2011.  We called for back then, the ability for the CRTC to apply monetary penalties as a preemptive measure to ensure that our telecom providers follow CRTC regulations. 246 more words


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Senate Confirms FCC Commissioner Michael O’Rielly For A 5-Year Term

FCC Commissioner Michael O’Rielly has been unanimously approved by the Senate for a full term with the agency. Previously, O’Rielly completed the term of a prior commissioner. 331 more words


Pay TV Disruption Doesn't End With Unbundling

Editor’s Note: Albert Lai is the CTO of Media at Brightcove.

Which would you rather do: pay for all available content or only the content you consume? 760 more words


FCC Chairman: Tom Wheeler

From FCC.gov
Tom Wheeler became the 31st Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on November 4, 2013. Chairman Wheeler was appointed by President Barack Obama and unanimously confirmed by the United States Senate. 81 more words


Comcast, Charter, TWC All Admit That Strong Net Neutrality Rules Won't Actually Be The End Of...

Every single one of the big ISPs has been spending the better part of a year telling both the government and the public that using Title II to regulate net neutrality would be so counterproductive, ineffective, and unlawful that it would ruin the whole internet for everyone forever. 71 more words

Streaming Policy & Ethics

Op- Ed from Congressman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) on Net Neutrality

The Internet is one of the most dynamic and competitive marketplaces in existence and has become a cornerstone of the American economy and culture. Consequently, concerns about the future of an open and fair Internet, broadly coined as “net neutrality,” have rightfully risen to the forefront of the national debate. 450 more words

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