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The New York Times reports on Verizon’s broken promises

Not only did the story report the company’s broken promises, it questioned whether Verizon has chosen to bypass less affluent neighborhoods. Read More »

Video relay brings hearing impaired into digital communications

This week, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler used his blog to call attention to the vast world of video relay sign language interpreters. Read More »

NLRB Throws Out CNN’s Joint Employer Challenge

The NLRB rejected a motion by CNN, thereby affirming its 2014 decision compensate more than 300 NABET-CWA-represented employees who lost jobs and wages in a phony reorganization. Read More »

T-Mobile Guilty of Illegal Corporate Policies Against US Workers

Judge orders policies rescinded; T-Mobile US must advise employees that the company has violated federal labor law. Read More »

Civil rights group urges expansion and improvement of Lifeline

“As broadband rapidly replaces voice service as the basic communications tool for our era, the FCC should rapidly update Lifeline to match the times," wrote the LCCHR. Read More »

Silicon Valley Rising

Silicon Valley Rising is a new California coalition of labor and community groups that aims to “raise wages, create affordable housing and build a tech economy that works for everyone.” Read More »

Googling is a bit uneven in Kansas City

As Andrew Schwartzman, long-time public interest media advocate, points out in his daily blog post, Google’s Kansas City project only benefited some. Read More »

FCC adopts Open Internet rules, reclassifies broadband Internet access as Title II

After many months of heated, contentious debate, the FCC adopted new Open Internet rules on a 3-2 vote, but the debate over net neutrality is not over. Read More »

Advanced age + low income and lack of education = offline

Two Benton Foundation authors combined 2014 Pew Internet survey data on age, income and education to closely examine Internet use among seniors. Read More »

Verizon calls an end to FiOS build-out… again.

Verizon "posted another year of consistently high operating and financial performance in 2014." But it plans to abandon its FiOS expansion, anyway. Read More »

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