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Open Access
Washington, D.C.

<p> In March the FCC classified cable modem Internet service as an "interstate information service," thereby exempting cable broadband from

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Senator John McCain on Free Air Time
Washington, D.C.

<p> Senator John McCain will outline a new bill that would provide vouchers for political candidates to buy time on the nation's broadcast m

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The Other Parent: The Inside Story of the Media's Effect on Our Children
Washington, D.C.

<p>In <em>The Other Parent: The Inside Story of the Media's Effect on Our Children</em>, James Steyer explains that as media companies have

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Protecting the Information Commons:
Washington, D.C.

<p>Sweeping changes triggered by digital technologies have raised questions about how to understand the public interest in copyright law and

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Silent Theft: The Private Plunder of Our Common Wealth
Washington, D.C.

<p>In <em>Silent Theft</em> -- a new book by New America's Public Assets Program -- David Bollier describes America's vast "common wealth" a

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A Digital Opportunity Trust:
Washington, D.C.

<p>Because the airwaves are owned equally by all Americans, revenue from spectrum auctions and fees could be earmarked for reinvestment in n

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Unwired Security
Washington, D.C.

<p>On September 11th, the nation discovered that our current cellular communications infrastructure is incapable of managing high volumes of

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The Future of Connectedness: Broadband vs. Internet2
Washington, D.C.

<p>TechNet and CSPP, two coalitions of high-tech CEOs, recently asked the government to set an ambitious goal - a National Broadband Policy

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The Architecture of Innovation
Washington, D.C.

<div class="legacy-attachments"><h3>Attachments</h3> <ul> <li><a href="http://www.newamerica.net/files/nafmigration/archive/Event_167_2_sm.j

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The Internet Connection
Washington, D.C.

<p>Fewer than one in ten American families have fast Internet access, and the slow deployment has badly damaged e-commerce companies. Congre

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The Great Airwaves Robbery
Washington, D.C.

<p>Last December Sen. John McCain described the 1996 grant of a second channel to broadcasters - ostensibly for the purpose of quickening th

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Accelerating Broadband Deployment And Spectrum Reform
Washington, D.C.

<p>The rapid deployment of high-speed Internet access could prove critical to lasting economic recovery and to continuing the high levels of

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