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Entries from App-Rising tagged with 'fcc'

April 18, 2008 2:58 PM

Video from Net Neutrality Hearing...

Not sure even I can sit through all this, but I've found a site with video from today's FCC hearing at Stanford about network management here. It is fascinating stuff, just somewhat dry, it takes a while to get through,...

April 18, 2008 9:10 AM

Net Neutrality Redux: Progress or Regression?

Yesterday at Stanford the FCC held it's second outside-the-beltway hearing on net neutrality generally and Comcast's treatment of P2P traffic specifically. I'm torn on whether or not I'd call it a successful step in the right direction. On the one...

February 26, 2008 11:27 AM

Hey FCC: Don't Give All That Auction Money to the Treasury!

It looks like the FCC's wireless spectrum auction is nearing its end as bidding is slowing to a stop in round 101. For those not in the know, this initiative is auctioning off the wireless spectrum that's slated to be...

January 25, 2008 10:08 AM

$150 Billion Stimulus: I Can't Believe I (Almost) Agree with Huckabee...

Last night I was following along with the Republican presidential debate. At one point the dialog turned to the federal government's recently announced $150 billion stimulus plan to stave off a recession. While most all of the candidates stated their...

December 28, 2007 12:37 PM

Questions Raised About Efficacy of FCC's Telehealth Initiative

Back in November I wrote about the FCC's big announcement regarding its plans to provide hospitals and healthcare providers with $400 million over the next three years in order to support the deployment of broadband. In that post I raised...

December 19, 2007 1:52 PM

A Solution to Diversity in Media Ownership and Opinion

On Tuesday the FCC approved a new rule relaxing restrictions on newspapers who want to buy radio and television stations. The public reaction has not been positive as activists feel this is a step down a slippery slope of media...

November 19, 2007 3:02 PM

Hospitals Get $400 Million for Broadband

Last week FCC Chairman Kevin Martin announced a three year $400 million expansion of a program to get broadband to hospitals. On the surface, this is fantastic news that could help bolster healthcare in a number of communities, but I...

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