By: Jason Llorenz, Esq.
February 27, 2012
Last Friday morning, The Today Show ran a report that underscores the importance of enacting effective federal web piracy legislation. The report, which investigates the role of search engines and other web sites in counterfeiting Rosetta Stone products, sheds light on a problem with consequences for Hispanic entrepreneurs, consumers and families. Online piracy affects jobs and economic activity flowing from many sectors of the American economy – and threatens our goals for broadband adoption and digital literacy.
By: Jason Llorenz
February 8, 2012
Six months into the program, Comcast released a progress report on its Internet Essentials program – the low-cost Internet and training offering that Comcast led the pack with as a condition to its merger with NBC Universal. The program provides low-cost broadband service for $9.95 a month; the option to purchase a full-service, Internet ready computer for under $150; and multiple options for digital literacy training in print, online and in person.
BY: Jason Llorenz
Feb. 7, 2012
First the good news: The Federal Communications Commission is gearing up to auction portions of the nation’s airwaves for wireless use. This is the Commission’s first auction since 2008 and its success is vital. What’s at stake is nothing short of our ability to continue the social and economic progress made possible by our mobile revolution.