Let’s get real — We aren’t talking about net neutrality

By Robert Atkinson, contributor, The Hill There are many problems with the public conversation surrounding the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) net neutrality rule-making: The public discourse struggles to rise above simple catch-phrases, popular antipathy against broadband providers clouds good decision-making and the increasing politicization of...

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TODAY – HTTP Event: How the Networks Work

By Rosa Mendoza, Executive Director, Hispanic Technology & Telecommunications Partnership (HTTP) As federal officials wrestle with new forms of online oversight, it is important that Internet users understand the basics of how today’s Internet works. That is the goal of an event HTTP is sponsoring...

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You’re Invited: How the Network Works

Thursday, December 11, 2014 12 – 1 PM Capitol Hill, Longworth 1300 Lunch will be provided RSVP via Eventbrite Terms like “Internet of Things,” “IP network transition,” and “edge caching” are thrown around daily when talking about certain tech issues, but how many people really...

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(Too Little) Tech Diversity: Causes and Solutions

(Too Little) Tech Diversity: Causes and Solutions Join DiverseTech, a national effort aimed improving Tech Diversity, for a Panel Discussion and Happy Hour on Capitol Hill.  

This event promoting the recent launch of DiverseTech will provide valuable insight and education for Congressional members, their staff,...

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Title II is wrong way to keep an open Internet

By Jamal Simmons and Rosa Mendoza Contributors, The Hill Last week, the President called on the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to reclassify broadband service under Title II of the Telecommunications Act of 1934. We fully agree with the president when it comes to his goals...

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Obama Picks A Fight With Broadband Providers

By Hal Singer, Contributor, Forbes 11/13/2014 If the net neutrality debate wasn’t sufficiently hot last week, President Obama poured fuel on the fire Monday by offering a full-throated defense of a retrograde prescription called “Title II.” This archaic regulatory scheme was designed for the 1930’s...

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Public-utility approach would not bridge the digital divide

By Marc H. Morial, guest columnist, Orlando Sentinel In the decades-long struggle for civil rights, the movement has focused on different Washington institutions, from Congress to the White House to the Supreme Court. This past summer, part of the battle moved to the Federal Communications...

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