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Boston Globe
Net neutrality fight isn’t over yetattempts by the FCC to impose Net neutrality were shot down in federal courts,
Boston Globe / Posted 42 minutes ago
attempts by the FCC to impose Net neutrality were shot down in federal courts, the Obama administration’s FCC chairman, Tom Wheeler, decided to reclassify Internet providers as public utilities similar to traditional phone companies, a shift... Read more
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The Hill
Net neutrality supporters predict tough court battle over FCC's repeal plansaid in a call with reporters Wednesday. “I do not believe a court of appeals
The Hill / Posted 4 days ago
said in a call with reporters Wednesday. “I do not believe a court of appeals will uphold this order,” he added. Tom Wheeler, the former Democratic FCC chair who pushed the rules through in 2015, argued that a repeal represents the... Read more
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The Register
La La La, I can't hear you: FCC responds to net neut concernsto ensure the Internet remains open," she tweeted. And the same point was made
The Register / Posted 5 days ago
to ensure the Internet remains open," she tweeted. And the same point was made aggressively last month by former FCC chair Tom Wheeler. "To claim somehow this is some kind of consumer protection is fraudulent representation," he said in an... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Net Neutrality RIP: Essential Parts of America's DNA -- Independence and Privacy -- Are About to Be Destroyedtheir political missives to blogs and Twitter feeds, and those very posts, in o
Op-Ed News / Posted 5 days ago
their political missives to blogs and Twitter feeds, and those very posts, in overwhelming numbers, led former FCC chairman Tom Wheeler to put net neutrality into law via Title II of the Telecommunications Act. Arguably, they also led to lots of... Read more
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The Hindu
Net neutrality: From Wheeler to Paioverseer of all things internet, TV and radio, passed a landmark decision to ap
The Hindu / Posted 9 days ago
overseer of all things internet, TV and radio, passed a landmark decision to approve net neutrality. Its former chairman, Tom Wheeler, an Obama appointee and Democratic Party member, had said that the FCC was using all the “tools in our toolbox to... Read more
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IGN
Net Neutrality: Everything You Need to Knowcontent like audio, video, and games. The rules also prevent ISPs from charging
IGN / Posted 9 days ago
content like audio, video, and games. The rules also prevent ISPs from charging extra to deliver this or any other content. Tom Wheeler, the FCC chairman at the time and a Democrat, proudly stated that the intention was to “protect innovators and... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
FCC Chairman Pai defends his attack on net neutrality by substituting ideology for historywhich the Internet thrived.” For Pai, internet regulation began in 2015, when
Los Angeles Times / Posted 11 days ago
which the Internet thrived.” For Pai, internet regulation began in 2015, when his predecessor at the FCC, Obama appointee Tom Wheeler, arranged to reclassify broadband internet as a “telecommunications” rather than “information” service. That gave... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Net neutrality hits a nerve, eliciting intense reactionswas widely viewed online. Some people who wanted the stronger rules blocked the
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 11 days ago
was widely viewed online. Some people who wanted the stronger rules blocked the driveway of the chairman at the time, Tom Wheeler, to try to persuade him to change the agency’s plan. Big Web companies like Google and Netflix played activist... Read more
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citybizlist Dallas
Will the Federal Government Give Verizon and AT&T a Dividend Boost?and AT&T. IMAGE SOURCE: GETTY IMAGES The FCC's two-pronged attack on net neut
citybizlist Dallas / Posted 11 days ago
and AT&T. IMAGE SOURCE: GETTY IMAGES The FCC's two-pronged attack on net neutrality In 2015, Obama-era FCC chairman Tom Wheeler designated ISPs as common carriers under Title II of the telecommunications act after earlier attempts to apply... Read more
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CNET
FCC chairman calls Twitter the real threat to an open internetretelling of the past. "The chairman's speech is revisionist history," said Gi
CNET / Posted 11 days ago
retelling of the past. "The chairman's speech is revisionist history," said Gigi Sohn, a former adviser to FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler, who pushed for the 2015 rules. "His decision to repeal all of the substantive net neutrality protections and... Read more
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Boston Globe
Like Y2K, the Net neutrality crisis is way overhypedvideo and music streaming services, though it eventually backed down. The new
Boston Globe / Posted 11 days ago
video and music streaming services, though it eventually backed down. The new powers were so broad that then-FCC chairman Tom Wheeler promised to use them with restraint. But what about Wheeler’s successors? Armed with Title II, they could turn... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Verizon and the Death of the InternetObama's FCC looked for a while like it would write rules that benefited the wea
Op-Ed News / Posted 12 days ago
Obama's FCC looked for a while like it would write rules that benefited the wealthy, since his choice for FCC chair, Tom Wheeler, had ties strong to the industry. Surprisingly, though, the Wheeler-led FCC preserved net neutrality -- the open... Read more
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CNET
Comcast officially weighs in on Net neutrality debateNet neutrality rules. But Comcast and other broadband companies say this is a
CNET / Posted 12 days ago
Net neutrality rules. But Comcast and other broadband companies say this is a separate issue. In the past, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler has stated he agrees that these deals should not be considered part of the Net neutrality rules. But recently the... Read more
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Variety
FCC Chairman Ajit Pai Says His Family Has Been Harassed Over Pending Net Neutrality Actioninclusion and bringing everyone — regardless or tradition, creed, or station in
Variety / Posted 12 days ago
inclusion and bringing everyone — regardless or tradition, creed, or station in life — to the table.” Then-FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler also faced protests outside his home in 2014, as the agency was devising its latest version of net neutrality... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Portugal's internet shows us a world without net neutrality, and it's ugly2014, “No service should be stuck in a 'slow lane' because it does not pay a fe
Los Angeles Times / Posted 13 days ago
2014, “No service should be stuck in a 'slow lane' because it does not pay a fee.” The FCC, under Obama-appointed Chairman Tom Wheeler, established those rules in 2015. Pai is intent on repealing them. That brings us to Portugal, whose internet... Read more
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The Hindu
The trial of the rebel angelInternet Order, which helped to retain the Internet as a public good despite mu
The Hindu / Posted 14 days ago
Internet Order, which helped to retain the Internet as a public good despite multiple sly attempts by technology giants. Tom Wheeler, who served as the 31st Chairman of the FCC when it passed the Open Internet Order, calls the new proposal “a... Read more
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CBC.ca
Canada should fight for open internet, says former head of FCCFederal Communications Commission in the U.S. has a strong warning for Canada:
CBC.ca / Posted 15 days ago
Federal Communications Commission in the U.S. has a strong warning for Canada: do what you can to protect the internet. Tom Wheeler, head of the FCC under former U.S. president Barack Obama, said the Trump administration's decision to repeal his... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
What happens if 'net neutrality' rules bite the dust?be a radical departure from what previous (FCC) chairs, of both parties, have d
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 16 days ago
be a radical departure from what previous (FCC) chairs, of both parties, have done," said Gigi Sohn, a former adviser to Tom Wheeler, the Obama-era FCC chairman who enacted the net neutrality rules now being overturned. "It would leave consumers... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Trump’s FCC moves quickly to upend internet, media rulesdoing is for incumbent telephone cable and media companies,” Gigi Sohn, a couns
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 17 days ago
doing is for incumbent telephone cable and media companies,” Gigi Sohn, a counselor to Obama administration FCC chair Tom Wheeler, told CNNMoney earlier this year. “Pai wants to make the big bigger and the rich richer.” Concerns about Pai’s... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
President Trump’s FCC moves quickly to upend internet, media rulesdoing is for incumbent telephone cable and media companies,” Gigi Sohn, a couns
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 17 days ago
doing is for incumbent telephone cable and media companies,” Gigi Sohn, a counselor to Obama administration FCC chair Tom Wheeler, told CNNMoney earlier this year. “Pai wants to make the big bigger and the rich richer.” Concerns about Pai’s... Read more
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Fortune
Net Neutrality Explained: What It Means (and Why It Matters)discriminating against how broadband is used. The regulations were passed in Fe
Fortune / Posted 17 days ago
discriminating against how broadband is used. The regulations were passed in February 2015 by the FCC, then led by chairman Tom Wheeler. Wheeler’s successor Ajit Pai, a vocal critic of that move even while serving under Wheeler, has vowed to revisit... Read more
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CTV News
What happens once 'net neutrality' rules bite the dust?be a radical departure from what previous (FCC) chairs, of both parties, have d
CTV News / Posted 17 days ago
be a radical departure from what previous (FCC) chairs, of both parties, have done," said Gigi Sohn, a former adviser to Tom Wheeler, the Obama-era FCC chairman who enacted the net neutrality rules now being overturned. "It would leave consumers... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
What happens once 'net neutrality' rules bite the dust?be a radical departure from what previous (FCC) chairs, of both parties, have d
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 17 days ago
be a radical departure from what previous (FCC) chairs, of both parties, have done," said Gigi Sohn, a former adviser to Tom Wheeler, the Obama-era FCC chairman who enacted the net neutrality rules now being overturned. "It would leave consumers... Read more
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asianage
What happens once 'net neutrality' rules bite the dust?be a radical departure from what previous (FCC) chairs, of both parties, have d
asianage / Posted 17 days ago
be a radical departure from what previous (FCC) chairs, of both parties, have done," said Gigi Sohn, a former adviser to Tom Wheeler, the Obama-era FCC chairman who enacted the net neutrality rules now being overturned. "It would leave consumers... Read more
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KELO Sioux Falls
What Happens Once ‘Net Neutrality’ Rules Bite The Dust?be a radical departure from what previous (FCC) chairs, of both parties, have d
KELO Sioux Falls / Posted 17 days ago
be a radical departure from what previous (FCC) chairs, of both parties, have done,” said Gigi Sohn, a former adviser to Tom Wheeler, the Obama-era FCC chairman who enacted the net neutrality rules now being overturned. “It would leave consumers... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Trump's FCC moves quickly to upend internet, media rulesdoing is for incumbent telephone cable and media companies," Gigi Sohn, a couns
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 18 days ago
doing is for incumbent telephone cable and media companies," Gigi Sohn, a counselor to Obama administration FCC chair Tom Wheeler, told CNNMoney earlier this year. "Pai wants to make the big bigger and the rich richer." Concerns about Pai's... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
Trump’s FCC Moves Quickly to Dismantle Consumer Protections in Internet, Media Industriesdoing is for incumbent telephone cable and media companies,” Gigi Sohn, a couns
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted 18 days ago
doing is for incumbent telephone cable and media companies,” Gigi Sohn, a counselor to Obama administration FCC chair Tom Wheeler, told CNNMoney earlier this year. “Pai wants to make the big bigger and the rich richer.” Concerns about Pai’s... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Trump's FCC moves quickly to upend internet, media rulesdoing is for incumbent telephone cable and media companies," Gigi Sohn, a couns
KTXS Abilene / Posted 18 days ago
doing is for incumbent telephone cable and media companies," Gigi Sohn, a counselor to Obama administration FCC chair Tom Wheeler, told CNNMoney earlier this year. "Pai wants to make the big bigger and the rich richer." Concerns about Pai's... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Trump's FCC moves quickly to upend internet, media rulesdoing is for incumbent telephone cable and media companies," Gigi Sohn, a couns
KECI Missoula / Posted 18 days ago
doing is for incumbent telephone cable and media companies," Gigi Sohn, a counselor to Obama administration FCC chair Tom Wheeler, told CNNMoney earlier this year. "Pai wants to make the big bigger and the rich richer." Concerns about Pai's... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Trump's FCC moves quickly to upend internet, media rulesdoing is for incumbent telephone cable and media companies," Gigi Sohn, a couns
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 18 days ago
doing is for incumbent telephone cable and media companies," Gigi Sohn, a counselor to Obama administration FCC chair Tom Wheeler, told CNNMoney earlier this year. "Pai wants to make the big bigger and the rich richer." Concerns about Pai's... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Trump's FCC moves quickly to upend internet, media rulesdoing is for incumbent telephone cable and media companies," Gigi Sohn, a couns
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 18 days ago
doing is for incumbent telephone cable and media companies," Gigi Sohn, a counselor to Obama administration FCC chair Tom Wheeler, told CNNMoney earlier this year. "Pai wants to make the big bigger and the rich richer." Concerns about Pai's... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Trump's FCC moves quickly to upend internet, media rulesdoing is for incumbent telephone cable and media companies," Gigi Sohn, a couns
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 18 days ago
doing is for incumbent telephone cable and media companies," Gigi Sohn, a counselor to Obama administration FCC chair Tom Wheeler, told CNNMoney earlier this year. "Pai wants to make the big bigger and the rich richer." Concerns about Pai's... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Trump's FCC moves quickly to upend internet, media rulesdoing is for incumbent telephone cable and media companies," Gigi Sohn, a couns
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 18 days ago
doing is for incumbent telephone cable and media companies," Gigi Sohn, a counselor to Obama administration FCC chair Tom Wheeler, told CNNMoney earlier this year. "Pai wants to make the big bigger and the rich richer." Concerns about Pai's... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Trump's FCC moves quickly to upend internet, media rulesdoing is for incumbent telephone cable and media companies," Gigi Sohn, a couns
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 18 days ago
doing is for incumbent telephone cable and media companies," Gigi Sohn, a counselor to Obama administration FCC chair Tom Wheeler, told CNNMoney earlier this year. "Pai wants to make the big bigger and the rich richer." Concerns about Pai's... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Trump's FCC moves quickly to upend internet, media rulesdoing is for incumbent telephone cable and media companies," Gigi Sohn, a couns
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 18 days ago
doing is for incumbent telephone cable and media companies," Gigi Sohn, a counselor to Obama administration FCC chair Tom Wheeler, told CNNMoney earlier this year. "Pai wants to make the big bigger and the rich richer." Concerns about Pai's... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Trump's FCC moves quickly to upend internet, media rulesdoing is for incumbent telephone cable and media companies," Gigi Sohn, a couns
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 18 days ago
doing is for incumbent telephone cable and media companies," Gigi Sohn, a counselor to Obama administration FCC chair Tom Wheeler, told CNNMoney earlier this year. "Pai wants to make the big bigger and the rich richer." Concerns about Pai's... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Trump's FCC moves quickly to upend internet, media rulesdoing is for incumbent telephone cable and media companies," Gigi Sohn, a couns
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 18 days ago
doing is for incumbent telephone cable and media companies," Gigi Sohn, a counselor to Obama administration FCC chair Tom Wheeler, told CNNMoney earlier this year. "Pai wants to make the big bigger and the rich richer." Concerns about Pai's... Read more
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News 8000
Trump's FCC moves quickly to upend internet, media rulesdoing is for incumbent telephone cable and media companies," Gigi Sohn, a couns
News 8000 / Posted 18 days ago
doing is for incumbent telephone cable and media companies," Gigi Sohn, a counselor to Obama administration FCC chair Tom Wheeler, told CNNMoney earlier this year. "Pai wants to make the big bigger and the rich richer." Concerns about Pai's... Read more
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Mashable
RIP net neutrality: Here's what comes next (and it ain't pretty)This FCC chairman has been widely accused of being in the pocket of the big int
Mashable / Posted 18 days ago
This FCC chairman has been widely accused of being in the pocket of the big internet companies, but so was his predecessor Tom Wheeler. Wheeler, however, proved critics wrong by showing himself to be a thoughtful policy wonk who pushed hard for the... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
The FCC's abandonment of network neutrality will end the internet as we know itthe old classification would give the FCC the necessary authority. That’s what
Los Angeles Times / Posted 18 days ago
the old classification would give the FCC the necessary authority. That’s what the commission did in 2015, under Chairman Tom Wheeler, an Obama appointee. Pai describes this process entirely in partisan political terms, stating in his op-ed that... Read more
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The Register
Permissionless data slurping: Why Google's latest bombshell matterswent further in the dog days of the Obama administration, with the FCC being ru
The Register / Posted 18 days ago
went further in the dog days of the Obama administration, with the FCC being run by one of Obama's biggest fundraisers, Tom Wheeler. Although the FTC has traditionally handled data protection, the FCC drove over its lawn and introduced a... Read more
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Mashable
The proposal to do away with net neutrality is worse than you thinkthere’s a lot of focus on repeal of the rules, even more damaging is the propos
Mashable / Posted 18 days ago
there’s a lot of focus on repeal of the rules, even more damaging is the proposal to reverse the FCC’s decision under Tom Wheeler to classify broadband Internet access as an essential “telecommunications service” subject to Title II of the... Read more
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The Irish Times
US FCC chief plans to dump Obama-era ‘net neutrality’ policyconnections we can make, and what communities we create. It throttles access, s
The Irish Times / Posted 18 days ago
connections we can make, and what communities we create. It throttles access, stalls opportunity and censors content.” Tom Wheeler, who headed the FCC under Mr Obama and advocated for the net neutrality rules, called the planned repeal “a... Read more
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News 8000
Trump administration sends mixed messages on big mediagreater media consolidation. "There is definitely a huge disconnect," says Gig
News 8000 / Posted 18 days ago
greater media consolidation. "There is definitely a huge disconnect," says Gigi Sohn, a counselor to former FCC chairman Tom Wheeler, who ran the agency under President Barack Obama when it approved the net neutrality rules in 2015. The FCC did... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Trump administration sends mixed messages on big mediagreater media consolidation. "There is definitely a huge disconnect," says Gig
KECI Missoula / Posted 18 days ago
greater media consolidation. "There is definitely a huge disconnect," says Gigi Sohn, a counselor to former FCC chairman Tom Wheeler, who ran the agency under President Barack Obama when it approved the net neutrality rules in 2015. The FCC did... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Trump administration sends mixed messages on big mediagreater media consolidation. "There is definitely a huge disconnect," says Gig
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 18 days ago
greater media consolidation. "There is definitely a huge disconnect," says Gigi Sohn, a counselor to former FCC chairman Tom Wheeler, who ran the agency under President Barack Obama when it approved the net neutrality rules in 2015. The FCC did... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Trump administration sends mixed messages on big mediagreater media consolidation. "There is definitely a huge disconnect," says Gig
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 18 days ago
greater media consolidation. "There is definitely a huge disconnect," says Gigi Sohn, a counselor to former FCC chairman Tom Wheeler, who ran the agency under President Barack Obama when it approved the net neutrality rules in 2015. The FCC did... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Trump administration sends mixed messages on big mediagreater media consolidation. "There is definitely a huge disconnect," says Gig
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 18 days ago
greater media consolidation. "There is definitely a huge disconnect," says Gigi Sohn, a counselor to former FCC chairman Tom Wheeler, who ran the agency under President Barack Obama when it approved the net neutrality rules in 2015. The FCC did... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Trump administration sends mixed messages on big mediagreater media consolidation. "There is definitely a huge disconnect," says Gig
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 18 days ago
greater media consolidation. "There is definitely a huge disconnect," says Gigi Sohn, a counselor to former FCC chairman Tom Wheeler, who ran the agency under President Barack Obama when it approved the net neutrality rules in 2015. The FCC did... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Trump administration sends mixed messages on big mediagreater media consolidation. "There is definitely a huge disconnect," says Gig
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 18 days ago
greater media consolidation. "There is definitely a huge disconnect," says Gigi Sohn, a counselor to former FCC chairman Tom Wheeler, who ran the agency under President Barack Obama when it approved the net neutrality rules in 2015. The FCC did... Read more
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