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Charter and Time Warner Merger Will Screw Cable Customers Even More

The merging of Charter and Time Warner Cable will create a cable company Frankenstein that will stomp consumers

And it’s we, the customers, who stand to lose the most.

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U.S. Government OKs Charter Purchase of Time Warner Cable

If Charter buys Time Warner Cable it will becomes the second-largest Internet and cable provider in the U.S.

Charter is required to follow these rules for seven years…

By Samara Lynn

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Opening Up Cable Boxes is a Good Thing, People

People are freaking out over the FCC's proposal to open up cable boxes. It's a good thing, and here's why

It’s a mind-boggling example of unfounded fear.

By Samara Lynn

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New Labels Shed Light on Obscure Internet Service Details

New labels will helps customers make “informed choices” on Internet service

FCC unveils new labeling for Internet service.

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FCC and Charter Face $10 Billion Racial Discrimination Lawsuit

Suit alleges civil rights violations and calls Charter CEO 'a blatant racist'

FCC and Charter Communications are being sued for $10 billion in federal court by Byron…

By Janell Hazelwood

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FCC Just Socked It To Cable Companies With Set Top Box Proposal

Here's how this bold move affects you

The FCC moves to force cable companies to allows consumer choice of cable set top…

By Samara Lynn

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Federal Phone Subsidy for Low Income Families Could Include Broadband Services

FCC votes to put the Lifeline reform proposal out for public comment

Now that net neutrality has become a reality, the next challenge that we face is…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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President Barack Obama Champions Net Neutrality As A Utility

POTUS pushes for freedom on the World Wide Web

President Obama championed net neutrality today in a statement and video in hopes of fighting…

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In the News: Queen Latifah Gets Another Talk Show; Yale Study Shows Beverage Industry Targets Minority Youth and More

A few noteworthy headlines around the Web

See what’s going on in the world with today’s compilation of news around the Web

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In the News: Cornel West Won’t Face Charges; Danroy Henry Honored with Athletic Center and More

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Why Plugging Into Tech Equals Business Opportunities

Broadband session sparks conversation about digital business development and job creation

As the US Labor Department unveiled its dismal report revealing an unemployment rate stubbornly stuck…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Washington Report: Updates from Capitol Hill

Democrats ready for midterm elections; broadband assistance for small businesses

President Barack Obama and Democratic National Committee Chairman Tim Kaine outlined this week the party’s…

By Joyce Jones

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FCC Hearing Broaches Media Ownership for Minorities

Panelists outline strategies to improve minority ownership

When the FCC approved a controversial bid by Sirius Satellite Radio to acquire XM Satellite…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Lawmakers fear minorities will be shut out in Sirius/XM merger

Lawmakers fear minorities will be shut out in Sirius/XM merger

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