A Consumer-Based Standard for Protecting the Open Internet

by Bob Quinn

Senior Executive Vice President of External & Legislative Affairs

Last night, we filed comments in the FCC’s Open Internet rulemaking.  For those of you who want to read our submission in full, you can do so here.  Also, I’m happy to report that we have three bonus features attached to our filing.  First, a paper written by two respected, former FCC officials, Gerald Faulhaber… Read more »

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Why Does Free Press Want to Dumb Down the Internet?

by Bob Quinn

Senior Executive Vice President of External & Legislative Affairs

Today, we sent a letter to the FCC in response to Free Press’ submission objecting to Senator Olympia Snowe’s sensible proposal for a way forward on the FCC’s Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Preserving the Open Internet.  Rather than an overbroad blanket of Commission action, Snowe’s framework focuses on unjust or unreasonable discrimination that causes… Read more »

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FCC’s Open Internet Rulemaking: A Way Forward

by Jim Cicconi

Former AT&T Senior Executive Vice President of External and Legislative Affairs, Retired September 2016

Whatever one’s perspective, everyone involved in our industry knows how long the road to the FCC’s current proceeding on an open Internet has been.  Today, I sent a letter to the FCC, which is similar to a filing I made last month.  These letters, which build on the work and thoughts of others, outline a… Read more »

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