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EDUCAUSE Library Items for Telecommunications Policy
- Commerce Committees call for Changes in the Communications Act
May 26, 2010
At an event on May 20th, Rick Boucher, Chairman of the House Commerce Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, and the Internet, stood before a group of telecommunications wonks and descri…
- Rockefeller fends off an ambush
April 15, 2010
In yesterday’s Senate Commerce Committee hearing, Chairman Rockefeller (D-WV) fended off an ambush. Julius Genachowski, the FCC Commissioner, sat alone before the Committee to discuss the Natio…
- Net Neutrality: Did we win by losing?
April 12, 2010
I have been hesitant to comment on the recent Comcast vs. FCC Court decision which centered on the controversial issue of Net Neutrality and whether the FCC had the authority to enfor…
- Does Google want to be your next ISP?
February 11, 2010
While everything else slept under three feet of snow in DC, the Internet world was abuzz with the latest announcement from Google that they were going to venture into the mega broadband network b…
- Obama on YouTube: "I'm a big believer in net neutrality."
February 2, 2010
In a follow-up interview to his recent State of the Union address, President Barack Obama took questions from viewers in an interview on YouTube . One citizen asked the President for his view…
- Are we in the final throes of the net neutrality struggle?
October 23, 2009
It is often felt that once an issue is memorialized on paper that the real discussion and debate is already over. This may or may not be the case with the Notice of Public Rule Making (NPRM) that…
- Net Neutrality and Managed Services: Your Expertise is Needed!
October 14, 2009
With the FCC poised to vote up or down on opening a rule making proceeding on net neutrality, the old battle lines are being redrawn in the press and advocates and opponents are taking their resp…
- The Net Neutrality Debate Picks up Steam…
September 28, 2009
There were two events on September 25 that demonstrated that the Net Neutrality debate is alive and well, revived by FCC Chairman Genachowski’s speech earlier in the week. The Information Techn…
- Net Neutrality
September 22, 2009
On Monday, September 21, before a full house at the esteemed Brookings Institute, the new Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission made a groundbreaking announcement regarding net neutra…
- Net Neutrality Redux?
August 4, 2009
On the eve of summer recess, Representatives Edward Markey , D-Mass. and Anna Eshoo , D-Calif., introduced the “Internet Freedom Preservation Act of 2009” which unabashedly reintroduces…