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FCC Hammers Comcast For Deception and Unreasonable Internet Practices

August 1st, 2008 · 2 Comments

News Analysis
By Drew Clark, Editor, BroadbandCensus.com
WASHINGTON, August 1 – The Federal Communication Commission’s enforcement action against Comcast can be seen either as a limited response to a company’s deceptive practices, or a sweeping new venture by the agency into regulating internet policy.
In ruling against Comcast on Friday, the agency ordered the company to “disclose the […]

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Tags: Uncategorized · comcast · net neutrality

AT&T Reacts to FCC Action Against Comcast

August 1st, 2008 · 3 Comments

WASHINGTON, August 1, 12:13 p.m. - AT&T has issued this statement on the FCC action:
“Regardless of how one views the merits of the complaint against Comcast, the FCC today has shown that its national internet policies work, and that they are more than sufficient for handling any net neutrality concerns that may […]

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Tags: FCC · att · comcast · net neutrality

Comcast, Free Press React to FCC Decision on Network Management

August 1st, 2008 · 3 Comments

WASHINGTON, August 1, 11:53 a.m. - Comcast has issued this statement:
“One need look no further than today’s FCC decision for proof that engineering challenges on the Internet should be solved by engineers, not government officials,” said National Cable and Telecommunications Association CEO Kyle McSlarrow. “In second-guessing reasonable network management techniques (with no notice or guidelines […]

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Tags: FCC · NCTA · comcast · net neutrality

FCC Gives Comcast to Year-End to Disclose Practices

August 1st, 2008 · 3 Comments

WASHINGTON, August 1, 11:37 a.m. - The Federal Communications Commission “announced its intention to exercise its authority to oversee federal Internet policy in adjudicating” Comcast’s network management practices, the agency said this morning.
The five commissioners are still debating the matter, but according to a release issued by the FCC, the agency will require Comcast, within […]

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Tags: FCC · comcast · net neutrality

From the FCC, We’re Live….

August 1st, 2008 · 2 Comments

…but, fortunately, the Federal Communications Commission is not. The great thing about the Kevin Martin FCC is that you never have to worry about being late. For example, we’re live at the FCC for the 9:30 a.m. meeting:

The FCC, 9:49 a.m.

The FCC, 9:49 a.m.
I’ll be live-Twittering the event, so check back here on DrewClark.com (look […]

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Tags: comcast · net neutrality

I’ll be Twittering Away at FCC Open Meeting Tomorrow

July 31st, 2008 · 2 Comments

Feel free to check back tomorrow morning for my Twitterings from the Federal Communications Commission’s open meeting tomorrow, Friday, August 1. I’ll also be writing a story about the hearing for BroadbandCensus.com.

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Tags: Broadband Census · broadband · broadband data · comcast

Net Neutrality Critics Now in the Limelight

March 17th, 2008 · 4 Comments

In the wake of the Federal Communications Commission’s “network management” event in Cambridge, Mass., on February 25, it looks as though Net Neutrality critics are finally enjoying their day in the sun.
Last week, the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation hosted two of the most knowledgeable critics, Richard Bennett and Brett Glass, at their own forum […]

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Tags: comcast · net neutrality · network managment

In Comcast vs. Verizon, Comcast is Down Two Counts

February 27th, 2008 · 2 Comments

By Drew Clark
Dominance in the broadband market is a battle of both technology and politics. Right now Comcast, America’s leading cable company, is losing on both counts.
Comcast Executive Vice President David Cohen emerged from the Federal Communications Commission’s hearing on Internet practices in Cambridge, Mass., as unable to defend himself and his company against charges […]

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Tags: FCC · Uncategorized · comcast · net neutrality · network managment · verizon