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Congressmen Tell FCC to Stop Doing Its Job

by Matthew L. Schafer On Friday, Congressmen Gene Green [D-TX] and Fred Upton [R-MI] introduced a concurrent resolution that “directs the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to wait for Congress to enact a law prior to issuing rules, regulations, or orders … Continue reading

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Help Me Fight the Takeover of Our Media, Franken Says Over the Weekend

by Matthew L. Schafer In front of a crowd of 2,000 bloggers and citizen activists at Netroots Nation last week, Sen. Al Franken [D-MN] delivered an explosive speech about media consolidation, Net Neutrality and corporate influence over policy. “Now, corporations … Continue reading

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Comcast Faces Endemic Customer Service Problems on the Eve of Merger Reviews

by Matthew L. Schafer The review of the merger between Comcast and NBC will likely start back up tomorrow.  This comes after the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) stopped the half-year review on June 24 after Comcast and NBC failed to … Continue reading

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