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A Lump of Coal: New Net Neutrality Rules Attacked from the Right and the Left

by Matthew L. Schafer On Tuesday, a 3-2 vote at Federal Communications Commission passed a “Net Neutrality Order” providing “basic rules of the road to preserve the open Internet as a platform for innovation, investment, competition and free expression.”  Simply, … Continue reading

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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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My View: FCC Should Not Defend Discredited Media Ownership Rule

by Matthew L. Schafer In a blow to local journalism and quality reporting, the Federal Communications Commission is supporting an old media cross-ownership rule that allows companies to own more media outlets in communities across the country. On Wednesday, the … Continue reading

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