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If the FCC Doesn’t Regulate the Internet: Predicting a possible history of cyberspace

by Matthew L. Schafer Note: Last week, Jack Shafer over at Slate wrote a piece entitled, “If the FCC had regulated the Internet: A counterfactual history of cyberspace.”  Shafer’s piece essentially lays out a doomsday scenario of what would have … 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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FCC’s Genachowski Takes Respite With Media Moguls, Skips Public Hearing

by Matthew L. Schafer Federal Communications Chairman Julius Genachowski stopped by the yearly Allen & Co. media mogul retreat Tech Daily Dose reported.  The retreat, hosted by the boutique investment firm, began last Wednesday and continued on into the weekend.  … Continue reading

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