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Broadband news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • September 10 2012

On September 3, 2012, the Democratic Party released its 2012 platform at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, NC. The platform vows to preserve the United States’ “leadership in the Internet economy” by ensuring a “21st century digital infrastructure” through high-speed wireless broadband, freeing up wireless spectrum, and building a national public safety network


Broadband news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • Global, USA
  • March 5 2012

On March 1, 2012, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit denied the motions to hold the consolidated appeal of the FCC Open Internet Order in abeyance


Broadband news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • May 29 2012

Last week it was reported that L2Networks Corp., a small Georgia telecommunications company, filed the first formal Open Internet complaint at the FCC


Broadband news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • March 7 2011

The Monitor Institute and the Pew Research Center Internet & America Life Project released a report this week on the impact that broadband adoption has on the perception of a local community's information systems


Broadband news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • August 22 2011

On August 15, 2011, President Obama highlighted broadband deployment to rural America during a town hall in Cannon Falls, MN


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • August 22 2011

On August 15, 2011, the FTC issued an advisory letter stating that its staff has not recommended challenging the Council of Better Business Bureaus proposed “accountability program”


Broadband news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • June 4 2012

On May 25, 2012, the D.C. Circuit largely adopted the proposed schedule of the parties in the appeal of the FCC’s Open Internet Order


Broadband news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • July 16 2012

On July 4, 2012, many of the organizations behind the protests against the Stop Online Privacy Act (SOPA) and the Protect IP Act (PIPA) legislation, including Free Press and the Center for Democracy & Technology, launched a new website displaying the Declaration of Internet Freedom


Broadband news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • August 20 2012

On August 15, 2012, Comcast announced that “nearly 100,000 families or almost 400,000 low-income Americans are now connected to the Internet at home (most of them for the first time)” because of Comcast’s Internet Essentials program


Broadband news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • October 15 2012

On October 10, 2012, Chairman Genachowski spoke at the Futurecom conference in Rio de Janeiro about the upcoming December 2012 World Conference on International Telecommunications (WCIT) in Dubai, calling it “a crossroads for the Internet.”