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Did Neutrality Survive the Great Stimulus Compromise?

BY Nancy Scola | Friday, February 13 2009

The answer: yep, kinda, and not really -- depending on your read of the situation. We have the final language of the bill, and Free Press policy director Ben Scott emails to say it's a combination of the House's language ... Read More

Daily Digest: Walking the Participatory Government Walk

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, January 13 2009

We the Briefers: Joining the growing list of President-elect Barack Obama's experiments in interactivity is the Citizen's Briefing Book, as Nancy Scola reports. The top-rated policy ideas will, said Obama advisor ... Read More

Daily Digest: GOP Luddism, Think-Tank Blogging, and Getting to Know Genachowski

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, December 22 2008

And Then There Was One: With sitting Republican National Committee chairman Mike Duncan signing on to the tech-fueled Rebuild the Party movement, South Carolina GOP head Katon Dawson stands as the sole announced ... Read More

Daily Digest: Dems Give FCC Chief a Swift Kick on the Way Out

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, December 10 2008

House Democrats Pick Apart the FCC: The Democratic side of the House Energy and Commerce Committee under John Dingell (for now) has issued a 110-page condemnation of the reign of Bush-appointed Federal Communications ... Read More

Daily Digest: Can Republicans Learn to Stop Worrying and Embrace the 'Net?

BY Nancy Scola | Friday, November 21 2008

Obama Campaign's Trickle Down Belief in the Bottom Up: The Washington Post's Jose Antonio Vargas has some exclusive numbers the Obama campaign's online operation. They are, of course, rather huge. Some 3 million donors ... Read More

Daily Digest: From the Ashes, a Blogging Class Emerges...

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, November 19 2008

Online Right Sees a Chance to Take Root: Conservative bloggers are looking at the aftermath of the recent election and seeing opportunity, reports the Hill's Walter Alarkon. As the GOP struggles to find its footing and ... Read More

Obama Puts Well-Known Internet Advocate in Charge of FCC Review

BY Nancy Scola | Friday, November 14 2008

Is this a peek into how the how the Obama Administration plans to handle the Federal Communications Commission when it comes to town in January? The Obama-Biden transition team has just named the staunchly pro-Internet ... Read More

Edwards and the Spectrum as a Public Good

BY Joshua Levy | Wednesday, May 30 2007

Now that the FCC has announced it will be auctioning off the 700 megahertz part of the wireless spectrum -- it will go unused once broadcast TV stations make a complete switch to digital in 2009 -- its use has become a ... Read More