Tag Archive: net neutrality

May 11

As seen in the LA Times: Senate Democrats Move to Revive Net Neutrality Rules — the Wrong Way

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 Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) speaks during a news conference on a petition to force a vote on net neutrality on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Also pictured are Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-WA) and Sen. Ed Markey (D-MA). (Zach Gibson / Getty Images) Senate Democrats opened up a new front Wednesday in the fight to preserve …

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Dec 13

@techlatino Guest Blogger: Rosa Mendoza on Net Neutrality Misconceptions

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Criticism of the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) new proposal to reform its net neutrality rules has significantly intensified recently and gotten extremely politicized to the point of ignoring salient points in favor of the upcoming proposal. Last week, some protesters even put signs on FCC Chairman Ajit Pai’s lawn and claimed his children would realize one …

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Sep 15

NCTA Submits Open Internet Rules Reply Comments

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Today, NCTA submitted its reply comments to the FCC regarding the proposed new Open Internet Rules. As we’ve said before, cable broadband providers are unequivocally committed to building and maintaining an open Internet experience. That means we support the original principles of Net Neutrality – that all legitimate Internet traffic should be treated equally when traveling over …

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Feb 03

As seen on The Hill – Democrats Increase Pressure on FCC with New Neutrality Bill.

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THE LEDE: House and Senate Democrats introduced a net neutrality bill Monday that could pressure the Federal Communications Commission into action. The bill — the Open Internet Preservation Act — is a response to a federal court decision earlier this year that struck down the FCC’s net neutrality rules, which prevented Internet providers from blocking or …

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Jan 23

Swizz Beatz’s Megaupload Downed – Anonymous Retaliates

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UPDATE: Megaupload appears to back online, sort of. The Atlantic Wire reports that those who haven’t been arrested on Megaupload’s staff managed to post a message accessible only at their IP address. As of now there’s really no content on the site available beyond a short, exclamation point-happy message asking people to share the new …

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Jan 11

LISTA Congratulates AT&T for their Inclusion of Hispanics in the Workforce, Supply Chain, Community and Governance

Leading Hispanic advocacy group HACR recognizes AT&T’s inclusion of Hispanics in the workforce, supply chain, community and governance AT&T has received the highest rating for all telecommunication firms on the 2011 Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility’s Corporate Inclusion Index (HACR CII). AT&T was one of only two companies to achieve a 95 rating, the highest …

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Nov 16

Hispanics Named to FCC Diversity Advisory Panel as it appears in Hispanic Business Magazine

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Diversity Advisory Panel –> Several Hispanics have been appointed to the Federal Communications Commission’s rechartered Federal Advisory Diversityfor Communications in the Digital Age.The first meeting has been scheduled for Dec. 6, according to the FCC. The Diversity Committee’s mission is to advice the FCC regarding policies and practices that will enhance diversity in the telecommunications and related …

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Oct 12

Latinos in Information Sciences and Technology Association announced today that Jose A. Marquez National CEO, will join the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) Advisory Committee for Diversity in the Digital Age.

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The mission of the Advisory Committee on Diversity for Communications in the Digital Age is to make recommendations to the FCC regarding policies and practices that will further enhance the ability of minorities and women to participate in telecommunications and related industries. Specifically, the Committee will focus on lowering barriers to entry to communications and …

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Feb 12

It is “vision over visibility” an Interview with David Chitel, Online Entertainment Tycoon, by Wired Latino

This week WiredLatinos.com had the priviledge to interview a veteran of Latino online companies and a online entertainment tycoon in his own right:  David Chitel, CEO of Urbano TV. David Chitel is considered by many to be an industry leader in the New Generation Latino media and entertainment space. Along with founding partner, actor John …

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Feb 09

And the Digital Divide Continues…… Latinos are Less Likely to Access the Internet, have a Home Broadband Connection or Own a Cell Phone.

Latinos are the United States’ fastest growing minority, but they trail in the digital divide because of lower income and educational levels, according to a study released on Wednesday. The survey by the Pew Hispanic Center found that fewer Hispanics than either white or black Americans went online last year, owned a cell phone or …

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