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Eugene J. Huang of the FCC

Eugene Huang serves as the Director of Government Operations for National Broadband Task Force at the the Federal Communication Commission. He formerly served in the Treasury Department during the Bush administration, and moved to the FCC in 2009. Huang served in the Treasury Department under two Secretaries as a policy …

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Federal Appeals Court Rules Against FCC on Net Neutrality

A federal appeals court ruled unanimously today that the Federal Communications  Commission (FCC) does not have the authority to require broadband providers to treat all Internet traffic moving through their networks equally. The three-judge panel of the DC Court of Appeals ruling is a major blow to the FCC’s National …

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FCC to Hold Public Workshop

The Federal Communications Commission will be holding the next Open Internet Workshop on April 28, 2010 in Seattle, Washington. The workshop, “Approaches to Preserving the Open Internet,” will be streamed live for all interested parties on FCC Live on www.openinternet.gov. The goal of the workshop is to “address how the …

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FCC Reveals National Broadband Plan

Yesterday, the Federal Communications Commission revealed a 360-page national broadband plan that includes six different long-term goals over the next decade. One of these goals is “Every American should have affordable access to robust broadband service, and the means and skills to subscribe if they so choose.” The other five …

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FCC Contemplates Free WIFI

The Federal Communications Commission Chairman, Julius Genachowski, mentioned that the agency is considering ways to offer free WIFI or discounted Internet service. The agency did not mention how the services would be paid for, but they did suggest a public funding for “Digital Literacy Corps.” This would be a program …

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New FCC Plan Proposes Increased, Affordable Internet Access

A new plan that will expand Americans’ access to affordable Internet and provide high-speed broadband lines and a wireless network for police and firefighters could cost up to $25 billion, Wall Street Journal reported today. The National Broadband Plan, which will be released in mid-March by the Federal Communications Commission, …

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