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What on Earth Is Going On at the FCC?

The main battlefield for the net neutrality fight right now is at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), in a “rulemaking” underway this summer, which asks for public comment about a new set of proposed rules that the FCC claims will protect the ...

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A Zombie Bill Comes Back to Life: A Look at The Senate’s Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act of 2014

The Senate Intelligence Committee recently introduced the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act of 2014. It’s the fourth time in four years that Congress has tried to pass “cybersecurity” legislation. Unfortunately, the newest Senate bill is one of the worst yet. Cybersecurity bills aim to facilitate information sharing between companies and ...

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EPA Drops the Ball on 2,4-D for GMO Crops

Statement of Food & Water Watch Executive Director Wenonah Hauter “A coalition of organizations including Food & Water Watch, the Center for Food Safety, Pesticide Action Network, National Family Farm Coalition, Environmental Working Group, Just Label It, CREDO Action, SumOfUS and Organic ...

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The FCC and Net Neutrality: A Way Forward

CORYNNE MCSHERRY EFF has long been critical of the Federal Communications Commission’s efforts to regulate digital technologies and services.  We’ve warned against FCC rules and strategies that threatened to (or actually did) give the agency too much power over innovation and user ...

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