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The Bay Area “Welcomes” FCC Chairman Pai with a Protest

Hey! Hey! Ho! Ho! Pai’s plan has got to go. Hey! Hey! Ho! Ho! Pai’s plan has got to go. Last Tuesday, Internet activists and Bay Area community members rallied outside of an event hosted by Lincoln Networks to hold a so-called “welcome party” for FCC Chairman Ajit Pai. The young, Trump-appointed chairman, who is Read more

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Letter to Election Debate Moderators

CMJ joined other civil rights and public interest organizations to call on this year’s election debate moderators to lift up affordable broadband as a critical issue for the next President.

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Comments to the FCC in support of broadband reclassification

Comments submitted to the FCC on July 15, 2010, by the Center for Media Justice, Consumers Union, the Media Access Project, and the New America Foundation urging the FCC to reclassify broadband Internet access as a telecommunications service so that it will have the authority to enact the National Broadband Plan.

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Mobile Voices, Mobile Justice Fact Sheet: Cell Phones and the Digital Divide

Because communities of color and low-income groups are much more dependent on wireless networks and less likely to have access to wired broadband at home, it is extremely important for as many of the same rules as possible to apply to wireless and wired networks so that the already-too-large “digital divide” does not become even Read more

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Proceedings of the 2009 Midwest Rural Assembly

In August 2009, a group of 170 people gathered in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, to launch the Midwest Rural Assembly—a network of community leaders, organizations, and policymakers dedicated to creating a stronger rural America. They discussed the issues that mattered most to them, assessed policy opportunities and challenges, and committed to action.