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FCC Telecom Service Provider Accessibility Certification Rules
April 22, 2013

Our friends at ACUTA (the higher education telecommunications administrators association) have posted an alert to colleges and universities that "charge students, tenants, or others for …

FCC Seeks Comments on Communications Technologies' Accessibility
August 23, 2012

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) released a notice (please see below) seeking public comments on its tentative findings regarding the accessibility of communications technologies, equi…

U.S. Senate Rejects Net Neutrality Resolution of Disapproval - S.J. Res.6
November 10, 2011

Today, the U.S. Senate rebuffed S.J. Res. 6, an effort to overturn the FCC’s Open Internet rule. By a vote of 46-52, the measure failed in the Senate as it needed 51 votes to pass. The…

EDUCAUSE Coalition Visits U.S. Senate Offices Regarding Network Neutrality Rule
October 25, 2011

EDUCAUSE has advocated at the Federal level the past few years for Open Internet policies regarding the commercial Internet.  We support the FCC’s Report and Order that will become effective …

OMB Signs Off On FCC Net Neutrality Rules
September 13, 2011

On September 12, 2011, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) signed off on the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Open Internet Order (aka Net Neutrality) following their review of …

The FCC and Network Neutrality
May 19, 2010

“Network neutrality” refers to the principle by which Internet access is provided in a nondiscriminatory manner, treating all legal content the same regardless of the source or destin…

The Third Way: A Narrowly Tailored Broadband Framework
May 6, 2010

Many have asked about the FCC’s next steps in view of the recent decision in the Comcast case. The FCC Chairman describes a path forward, which will begin with seeking public comment on a …

“Third Way” may be the lever to resolve the debate over net neutrality
June 16, 2010

Just as I wrote earlier that net neutrality proponents may have won by losing the Comcast vs. FCC decision; it appears that Chairman Genachowski’s Third Way proposal may be the lever t…

Session: Internet Governance – Federal Regulatory Agency, or a Nightmare Par Excellence?
March 12, 2010

A myriad of federal agencies currently try to address governance issues related to the Internet, for example, the Copyright Office, the FCC, the FTC, the Judiciary, the Department of Commerce, t…

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…