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In case you were still wondering, the Federal Communications Commission’s decision to bring Internet service and infrastructure under common carrier regulation was not simply about whether Comcast can block you from watching Netflix. As a statement from the FCC’s enforcement bureau emphasises, there are a lot of other rules involved, particularly those that deal with how Internet service providers use and/or safeguard information about you.
Except, no one, not even the FCC enforcement bureau, knows what those rules are. ... continue reading »
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- Jessica Rosenworcel is heading toward five more years as a member of the Federal Communications Commission. U.S. president Barack Obama “announced his intent to nominate” her to a full term on the commission. Once he actually does that, the next step will be confirmation by the U.S. senate. It’s a …Read More
- Click for a list of communities in California and elsewhere, and a bigger map. Altice, a European cable company with roots in France and headquarters in business-friendly Luxembourg, is buying 70% of Suddenlink for $9.1 billion. The announcement follows news that Charter is still intent on acquiring Bright House Networks. …Read More
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East Bay Broadband Report Card, final report prepared for the East Bay Broadband Consortium, 28 January 2014
Initial presentation of the East Bay Broadband Report Card to the East Bay Broadband Consortium, 28 January 2013
International DTH/DBS: Market Status and System Assessment, Volume Two, Africa, the Middle East and South Asia