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Jumpstart Broadband: Wireless as an Affordable, Last-Mile Internet Connection
Washington, D.C.

<p>In recent years, the sluggish telecommunications industry has been buzzed by the wild-fire success of "Wi-Fi" -- a technology that uses l

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Broadband Forum: Convergence and Competition in Media and Telecom
Washington, D.C.

<div class="legacy-attachments"><h3>Attachments</h3> <ul> <li><a href="http://www.newamerica.net/files/nafmigration/archive/Event_281_1_sm.j

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Media Monopoly?
Washington, D.C.

<p>On June 2 the FCC is expected to issue rules on media ownership with long-term and fundamental consequences for our culture, economy, and

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WIRELESS FUTURE PROJECT
The Future of Wireless: Broadband Networking on Unlicensed Spectrum
Washington, D.C.

<p>The traditional approach to bridging the broadband "last mile" requires huge investments by incumbent carriers. Laying fiber lines to mi

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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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