The mission of the League of United Latin American Citizens is to advance the economic condition, educational attainment, political influence, housing, health and civil rights of the Hispanic population of the United States.
By Michael K. Powell, Honorary Co-Chairman
A Federal Appeals Court decision has spurred a lot of discussion about the future of the Internet.
The court’s recent ruling that the Federal Communications Commission did not properly exercise its authority when it attempted to enforce its net neutrality policy against Comcast opens the door to a much wider-ranging discussion about the appropriate role of the FCC over the Internet. I hope the FCC will use the ruling as a jumping off point to do just that.
First things first. I don’t know anyone—carrier, content provider, consumer or congressman—that does not support an open Internet. The end-to-end nature of the Internet and the ability for creators to easily reach consumers and for every consumer to be an innovator is the very thing that gives the Internet its celebrated character. It’s good for consumers and equally good for business. Read more
Broadband for America announced the formation of its New York State Advisory Board today.
Marcus Ferguson, Director of Government Affairs of the Business Council of New York State said, “By bringing broadband access to the Internet to every household and business, we can jump start the formation of new businesses, the hiring of new employees as existing businesses grow, and ensure more New Yorkers have access to life-saving information and resources.”
Broadband for America has announced the formation of its South Carolina state advisory board today, the latest addition to more than 190 member organizations and several state chapters working to bring high-speed Internet access to every business and home across the country.