Tuesday, March 07, 2017

🐶 Arbitrary Links :: Bakers Dozen :: New Age of Politics and Media :: Trump Meets Pai :: Eds on Net Neutrality :: Really? AOL? ::

FCC RELEASES FORM 477 DATA ON FIXED BROADBAND DEPLOYMENT AS OF JUNE 30, 2016, FCC 3/3/17 (WCB released data on fixed broadband deployment as of June 30, 2016.  These data were collected through FCC Form 477 and are available on the Commission's Broadband Deployment Data ? FCC Form 477 webpage.) https://apps.fcc.gov/edocs_public/attachmatch/DA-17-219A1.pdf


Bakers Dozen , Dyn 2/15/17 (this blog provides a year-end review of how the Internet providers at the top of our Internet Intelligence – Transit global rankings fared over the previous year.) http://dyn.com/blog/a-bakers-dozen-2016-edition/


Jamie Williams, EFF to Court: Forcing Someone to Unlock and Decrypt Their Phone Violates the Constitution, EFF 3/6/17 () https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2017/03/eff-court-forcing-someone-unlock-and-decrypt-their-phone-violates-constitution


HARPER NEIDIG, New fight erupts over internet privacy, The Hill 3/6/17 (The FCC under new Republican Chairman Ajit Pai on Wednesday moved to block a rule requiring internet service providers to take stronger steps to protect customers' data) http://thehill.com/policy/technology/322324-new-fight-erupts-over-internet-privacy


Lee Raine, The New Age of Politics and Media, Pew 2/27/17 () http://www.pewinternet.org/2017/02/27/the-new-age-of-politics-and-media/


Richard Salgado, Resounding support for updating electronic privacy laws, CISCO 3/6/17 (The Email Privacy Act updates the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA) to require the government to obtain a warrant before it can compel companies like Google to disclose the content of users' communications. ) https://blog.google/topics/public-policy/resounding-support-updating-electronic-privacy-laws/


HARPER NEIDIG AND ALI BRELAND, Trump meets FCC chief, The Hill 3/6/17 () http://thehill.com/policy/technology/322454-trump-to-meet-with-fcc-chairman


, SMALL BUSINESS EXEMPTION FROM OPEN INTERNET ENHANCED TRANSPARENCY REQUIREMENTS.   The Commission adopts an Order granting a five-year waiver to broadband Internet access service providers with 250,000 or fewer broadband connections from the enhanced reporting requirements adopted in the 2015 Title II Order. (Dkt No.  14-28 ). Action by:  the Commission. Adopted:  02/23/2017 by ORDER. (FCC No. 17-17).  CGB, FCC 3/3/17 () https://apps.fcc.gov/edocs_public/attachmatch/FCC-17-17A1.pdf


ALI BRELAND AND HARPER NEIDIG, Week ahead: New FCC chair heads before Congress, The Hill 3/6/17 () http://thehill.com/policy/technology/322299-technology-issuewatch-newsletter


, Letter to the FCC supporting network neutrality, Battle for the Net 3/6/17 (We, the undersigned organizations, representing a diverse group of consumer, media, technology, library, arts, civil liberties, and civil rights advocates and content creators, urge you and your colleagues to oppose legislation and regulatory actions that would threaten net neutrality and roll back the important protections put in place by the FCC in 2015, and to continue to enforce the Open Internet Order as it stands.) https://www.battleforthenet.com/letter2017/


US SENATOR JOHN THUNE, Op-ed: Protect the Open Internet with a bipartisan law, Ars Technica 3/6/17 () https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2017/03/op-ed-protect-the-open-internet-with-a-bipartisan-law/


US SENATOR CHUCK SCHUMER , Op-ed: The Internet belongs to the people, not powerful corporate interests, Ars Technica 3/6/17 () https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2017/03/op-ed-the-internet-belongs-to-the-people-not-powerful-corporate-interests/


Goldman, Eric, Understanding the Consumer Review Fairness Act of 2016, SSRN Feb-17 () https://ssrn.com/abstract=2922242


JON BRODKIN , Report: Sprint "betting big on Trump," could merge with T-Mobile or Comcast, Ars Technica 3/6/17 () https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2017/03/report-sprint-betting-big-on-trump-could-merge-with-t-mobile-or-comcast/


JEREMY GILLULA AND KERRY SHEEHAN, NY State AG's Lawsuit Against ISP Shows Why We Need Net Neutrality Protections, EFF 3/6/17 () https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2017/03/ny-state-ags-lawsuit-against-isp-shows-why-we-need-strong-net-neutrality


, Letter Petitioning reconsideration of Lifeline Broadand Provider decision, Coalition 2/23/17 (we call on you to reverse the Wireline Competition Bureau's Order on Reconsideration1 that has undermined Lifeline's important goal of bringing affordable communications services to poor people, and to set aside any further efforts to erode Lifeline's promise) https://ecfsapi.fcc.gov/file/10223875430616/L-LLCoalition-FCC-FINAL%20(5).pdf


, FCC RFC Concerning Lifeline Broadband Providers, FCC 3/2/17 (Comments Due March 16) http://transition.fcc.gov/Daily_Releases/Daily_Business/2017/db0302/DA-17-213A1.pdf


 HARPER NEIDIG, FCC solicits comments on broadband subsidy program, The Hill 3/3/17 (A coalition of advocacy groups — including the NAACP, Free Press and the American Library Association — filed a petition last month asking the agency to reconsider the move, and on Thursday the FCC began soliciting comments from the public) http://thehill.com/policy/technology/322230-fcc-solicits-comments-on-broadband-subsidy-program


JOE MULLIN , US will suspend fast processing for H-1B visas, Ars Technica 3/6/17 () https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2017/03/us-will-suspend-fast-processing-for-h-1b-visas/


DAN GOODIN, Mike Pence used an AOL e-mail account for state business and it got hacked, Ars Technica 3/6/17 () https://arstechnica.com/security/2017/03/mike-pence-used-an-aol-e-mail-account-for-state-business-and-it-got-hacked/


Bruce Schneier, Uber Uses Ubiquitous Surveillance to Identify and Block Regulators, Schneier 3/6/17 () https://www.schneier.com/blog/archives/2017/03/uber_uses_ubiqu.html



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