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[Public Knowledge - Blogging, Events, and Action Alerts] It takes a lot of guts to call your own agency “toothless,” but Copps has never lacked for guts, nor for leadership. His professional lineage comes through former Senate Commerce Committee Chairman Ernest “Fritz” Hollings of South Carolina, a crafty legislator who also was known for sticking to his guns.
[BroadbandBreakfast.com] FCC Issues Notice of Inquiry Regarding Broadband Regulation and ...: Commissioner Clyburn supported the NOI with a brief statement which defended the authority of the FCC. She then refuted the claims made by Commissioner McDowell by saying: notable telecommunications analysts at firms such as Bank of America Merrill Lynch, UBS, and Goldman Sachs have each asserted that the public reaction by industry to the Chairmans proposal is overblown. In fact, they believe the current landscape presents a tremendous buying opportunity. As one well-regarded analyst stated: [T]he FCCs “Third Way” reclassification largely keeps the status quo intact, with key points being: 1) no rate regulation, 2) no unbundling, to require Cable to share its networks, 3) the forbearance is difficult to overturn, 4) no inconsistent state regulation, [(5)] provides no competitive advantage to DBS or Telco vs. Cable and [(6)] Wireless has a similar “Third Way” reclassification, which has not negatively impacted the business model.”
[TALKERS magazine] News Notes - September 2009: Mike Castle (R-DE) and Republican US Senate candidate Pat Toomey. Also joining the discussion were: Dr. Anthony Mazzarelli, medical director, Department of Emergency Medicine, Cooper University Hospital and a WPHT weekend host; ...
[small dead animals] small dead animals: Opening Doors For The Literacy-Challenged: Only they, the left, had the answers and were never wrong..After having delayed my Education by a stint in the army, i came back as a mature student amongst younger folks at the U of T...they didn't buy into the statist line as much as they were living it..they had always been taught right from the beginning that this leftist philosophy was the control against what others of lesser stature were measured by.It was heresy to even suggest that there may be another alternative.
[Wetmachine] Wetmachine » Tales of the Sausage Factory » Genachowski's Fast ...: Busy work and no action for the American consumer (well maybe with the exception of a public notice regarding this Chairman’s concern about the wealthy elite traveling in Europe and how they should be using named IP products to save money on calls back to the U.S. Funny, I don’t think we saw a similar public notice on high cable bills and how the majority of Americans who actually watch TV on their couch and don’t make calls from Europe can save money.)
[Tribe.net: Information Warfare] Information Control For Social Manipu... - Information Warfare ...: 32.) In 1953, the infamous Republican Senator from Wisconsin, Joseph McCarthy, was harassing the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) "over the assignment of television licenses in Wisconsin, trying to switch channel 10 in Milwaukee from educational use to commercial so that it could be assigned to the Hearst Corporation, publishers of the Milwaukee Sentinel, the largest paper supporting him in Wisconsin and trying to prevent the assignment of a UHF channel in Milwaukee to Bartell Broadcasters, a Madison group that included persons active as Democrats," (Bayley, p 178).
[TheTyee.ca] The Tyee - Memo to Layton: Game Has Changed: It was the night that the Martin cabal took over the riding association of former cabinet minister Herb Dhaliwal, knowing (a) Dhaliwal was out of the country and (b) his wife was dying of cancer. I had witnessed a lot political thuggery, to be sure, but I had never before seen anything as disgusting, and as inhuman, as that.
[small dead animals] small dead animals: Reader Tips: Another Belinda rumour: An organizer of Martha Hall Findley's Liberal leadership campaign was asked if Martha was going to run in the London by-election. The answer was that Martha has been quietly promised to be the Liberal candidate in the next general election in Belinda's Aurora/Newmarket riding, where Martha lives and where she, herself was sked to step aside as the Liberal candidate for Belinda after the floor crossing.
[TALKERS magazine] TALKERS magazine » Blog Archive » News Notes - September 2009: Mike Castle (R-DE) and Republican U.S. Senate candidate Pat Toomey. Also joining the discussion were: Dr. Anthony Mazzarelli, medical director, Department of Emergency Medicine, Cooper University Hospital and a WPHT weekend host; ... It's being reported that circulation by Democratic FCC commissioner Michael Copps of a proposed Notice of Inquiry looking into the state of broadcast journalism and possible action to “fix” what Copps believes is broken could include ...
[Stephen Taylor - a blog on Canadian politics] Stephen Taylor - a blog on Canadian politics » Where is Michael ...: Its like Harpo saying his attack ads are truth ads when the real intent is to damage his opponent while his lousy management of the economy does not get discussed. That is about to change as Warren kinsella has his computer ready to release truth ads about Harpo and his ruination of the Canadian economy and his lies and his past.
[Garth Turner - Commentaries] Jim Prentice, TM ” Garth Turner - Commentaries: In a post on his blog, Michael Geist says that the anti-circumvention rules in Canada's law are actually worse than in the DMCA. “The law creates a blanket prohibition on circumvention with very limited exceptions and creates a ban against .
[small dead animals] small dead animals: Blogging's Greatest Mystery: The reason for the preeminence and number of conservative bloggers may have something to do with socioeconomics (Not everyone can afford a computer with all mod cons, and take the time to blog incessantly, and relatively well-off people who can are more likely to be conservative than left-wing.) and somenting to do with a goodly amount of paranoia fuel about the supposedly "left" mainstream media.