Three Ways The FCC’s Open Internet Order Will Harm Innovation

By Hal Singer, Progressive Policy Institute The Federal Communication Commission’s 2015 Open Internet order threatens innovation in three distinct ways. First, by barring paid priority arrangements, the order undermines innovation in the nascent market for real-time applications like telemedicine and HD voice. Second, because sponsored-data...

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DISH abused the Designated Entity (DE) program

By Martin Chavez, HTTP Senior Advisor There was encouraging news from the FCC and Capitol Hill last week.  Following several weeks of reports that DISH abused a FCC program to get multi-billion dollar, taxpayer-funded discount on spectrum during the recent AWS-3 auction, the Wall Street Journal...

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The FCC’s net neutrality regulations will hold the economy back

By Rick Miranda, Contributor, El Diario The Federal Communications Commission’s new “net neutrality” order is a bad deal for Latinos, small-business owners, tech entrepreneurs and anyone else who relies on an open and innovative Internet. It needs to be changed before it causes lasting damage to...

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HTTP Hill Reception Photos

HTTP Hill Reception Larry Irving urging Congress to act in a bipartisan way to ensure an open Internet without burdensome and outdated policies John Horrigan speaking on broadband adoption trends for the Latino community and presenting extensive data showing the persistent digital divide  

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Calling Out the High-Tech Hypocrites

By Joel Kotkin, Real Clear Politics The recent brouhaha over Indiana’s religious freedom law revealed two basic things: the utter stupidity of the Republican Party and the rising power of the emerging tech oligarchy. As the Republicans were once again demonstrating their incomprehension of new...

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Setting the Record Straight: Auctions and Net Neutrality

By Scott Bergmann, CTIA Last week, we showed the fallacy of the FCC’s argument that the mobile voice “case study” proves that Title II regulation won’t harm wireless investment. Unfortunately, that was not the only errant investment-related claim in the Open Internet Order.  

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Internet regulations require legislative fix

By Martin Chavez, Contributor, Florida Sun-Sentinel  When it comes to enshrining sensible and permanent public policy in regard to the Internet, Senator Bill Nelson, D-Fla., says there is “magic in the making,” and that by working with his colleagues in the U.S. Senate, Americans could soon enjoy a...

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HTTP Event: Special Reception

  YOU’RE INVITED! Please join The Hispanic Technology and Telecommunications Partnership for a special reception A series of experts and policymakers will discuss how smart technology policy can increase broadband adoption by Latinos to enhance education and promote economic development and innovation.     Date:...

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