2011 March InfoTech & Telecom News

Issue Date: 
February, 2011
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The March issue of InfoTech & Telecom News reports on a lawsuit filed by Verizon against the Federal Communications Commission, challenging the agency’s Report and Order on network neutrality.

Also in this issue:

  • After more than a year, the merger between NBC-Universal and Comcast was approved by the FCC and Department of Justice in mid-January.
  • The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has sent a list of policy issues they’re asking legislators to support--including network neutrality.
  • U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke stated the Obama administration will soon release plans to introduce an Internet ID for individual Web users.
  • Rural wireless carriers and others have weighed in on the FCC’s proposed regulations that would require carriers to notify customers about to exceed usage limits.
  • Recent investigative journalism reveals the nonprofit organizations behind the funding of the McCain-Feingold Campaign Finance Reform Act are now funding pro-net neutrality groups.

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