Tag Archives: Mignon Clyburn

Of the State, the Klan, Netizens, and #netneutrality

I just finished listening to Federal Communications Commission member Mignon Clyburn make the argument for more State intervention in the digital data markets during an event sponsored by civil rights group Color of Change. Ms Clyburn’s remarks provided a foundation … Continue reading

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Sorry, Ms. #Clyburn. There is no fairness in #broadband economics

Federal Communications Commission member Mignon Clyburn today gave her perspective and support for legislation, also announced today, that would reform the universal service fund’s Lifeline program so that it supports low income households that wish to purchase broadband services. Lifeline … Continue reading

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Time for the FCC to spike the punch bowl

Federal Communications Commission member Mignon Clyburn yesterday shared her position on broadband adoption, incentive auctions, spectrum, and consumer protection in her testimony before the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. As usual, Ms. Clyburn was able to communicate her … Continue reading

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Why Clyburn’s comments on employment in a post T-Mobile, MetroPCS world scares me

Our Constitution provides for the regulation of commerce, but does it really call for federal agencies to be concerned whether one company is able to expand into new geographical markets or can hire more people?  Check out Federal Communications Commission … Continue reading

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I guess they needed to have an oversight hearing

The Senate Committee on Science, Commerce, and Transportation today held an oversight hearing on the Federal Communications Commission.  Overall the hearing was underwhelming.  My initial impression was that committee chairman Senator John “Jay” Rockefeller, Democrat of West Virginia, was more … Continue reading

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