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The FCC Just Faked Out America With Last-Minute Vote On Consumer Complaint Process

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) seems to have pulled some fast and fancy moves this week, as a controversial change to its complaint review process was seemingly pulled, and then suddenly passed.<p>Today, the FCC’s four remaining commissioners voted along party lines to approve a package …

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Is politics tearing apart the FCC? A recent commissioner who left says yes

The Federal Communications Commission didn't used to get so much attention. But the five-person commission that was mostly known for regulating TV and radio is now essentially in charge of managing how the internet works in the United States, and what used to be wonky policy discussions about net …

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Senate panel approves Dem nominee for FCC

The Senate Commerce Committee on Wednesday approved Geoffrey Starks, a Democratic nominee for the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), sending …

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Geoffrey Starks up for FCC confirmation hearing

<b>Alan Inouye</b> writes: “<b>Geoffrey Starks</b> is <b>up for confirmation</b> as a commissioner on the <b>Federal Communications Commission.</b> He is succeeding an …

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Former FCC Commisioner Mignon Clyburn Is Still Fighting for Net Neutrality

After nearly 9 years as an FCC commissioner, including a stint as the agency’s first acting chairwoman, Mignon Clyburn announced in April that she would be leaving her post early. Clyburn has spent the past year watching as each of her most notable successes was systematically dismantled by the …

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Trump nominates Geoffrey Starks to fill Democratic FCC seat

President Donald Trump has nominated Geoffrey Starks, an FCC official charged with overseeing the agency's rules, to replace outgoing FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn.<p>Starks currently serves as the assistant bureau chief of the FCC's Enforcement Bureau, which is responsible for monitoring compliance …

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Trump will nominate FCC official as new Dem commissioner

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Trump nominates Geoffrey Starks to Democratic FCC Commissioner seat left open after Mignon Clyburn's departure; Starks has served in mid-level FCC, DOJ roles (Devin Coldewey/TechCrunch)

Devin Coldewey / TechCrunch: <b><br>Trump nominates Geoffrey Starks to Democratic FCC Commissioner seat left open after Mignon Clyburn's departure; Starks</b> …

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White House says Trump nominates Geoffrey Starks to FCC

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump named Geoffrey Starks as his pick to become a member of the Federal Communications Commission for the remainder of a five-year term ending June 30, 2022, the White House said on Friday.<p>Starks, who currently serves as assistant bureau chief of the FCC’s …

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Trump nominates Geoffrey Starks as FCC Commissioner

It's now clear who will (likely) take FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn's seat now that she's stepping down. President Trump has signaled his intent to nominate Geoffrey Starks to fulfill the remainder of a five-year Commissioner term that began on June 30th, 2017, when Clyburn's stint officially …

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Trump nominates Geoffrey Starks to Democratic FCC Commissioner seat left open after Mignon Clyburn's departure; Starks has served in mid-level FCC, DOJ roles

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President Trump has nominated Geoffrey Starks to replace FCC commissioner Mignon Clyburn

He will fill the vacant Democratic seat<p>President Donald Trump has officially nominated Geoffrey Starks to the Federal Communications Commission to replace outgoing FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn. His appointment will require approval from the US Senate.<p>Clyburn said in April that she would leave …

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Trump nominates new Federal Communications Commission member

The White House has announced the nomination of Geoffrey Starks to be a member of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for a five-year term. …

U.S. Politics

Former FCC commissioner blasts Ajit Pai on her way out

Former Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Commissioner Mignon Clyburn, a staunch net neutrality advocate who announced she would step down last …

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FCC is hurting consumers to help corporations, Mignon Clyburn says on exit

Broadband regulators should actually regulate broadband, ex-FCC official says.<p>As Mignon Clyburn left the Federal Communications Commission, the …

Net neutrality champ Mignon Clyburn: FCC is hurting consumers

Mignon Clyburn is concerned the Federal Communications Commission is prioritizing corporations over consumers, according to Ars Technica.<p>Before leaving the agency this month, the former commissioner told the publication that the FCC's top priority is to ensure all Americans have "affordable, …

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The FCC Loses a Champion of Net Neutrality as Mignon Clyburn Steps Down

As FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn prepares to step down, much of the progress she championed on behalf of consumers, communities of color and the …

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A Tribute to Mignon Clyburn

A Tribute to Mignon Clyburn Amy Kroin Wed, 05/09/2018 - 13:49DescriptionAs the first Black woman appointed FCC commissioner and the first woman to …

05/09/2018: When a government agency meets politics, what happens to tech?

Mignon Clyburn has been a commissioner on the Federal Communications Commission for nine years — which is forever if you think of how technology has changed in that period. During her tenure, she’s been a staunch advocate for consumers, backing net neutrality rules and an expansion of the Lifeline …

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The Source Code: Mignon Clyburn

Mignon Clyburn, one of two Democrats on the Federal Communications Commission, is leaving the agency after nine years. During her tenure, she worked as an advocate for consumers, and in that time, the FCC has gone from regulating TV and radio to trying to manage the entire internet. What used to be …

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'Painful' To See Net Neutrality Rules Dismantled, Outgoing FCC Commissioner Says

Mignon Clyburn, one of the two Democrats on the commission, announced recently that she will step down.

Mignon Clyburn reflects on legacy as public interest 'champion' at Federal Communications Commission

WASHINGTON — The recent prison riot that led to the deaths of seven inmates at Lee Correctional Institution in Bishopville threw an issue that Mignon …

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Letter: Downside of states passing separate net neutrality bills

Downside of states passing<br>separate net neutrality bills<p>The recent editorial, “Why California must pass net neutrality legislation” (Page A6, April …

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Mignon Clyburn Steps Down From FCC - Essence

After more than eight years on the job, the Federal Communications Commission is losing, Mignon Clyburn, one of its fiercest net neutrality …

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Obama nominee Mignon Clyburn stepping down from FCC

FCC Democratic Commissioner Mignon Clyburn announced plans to step down from the agency Tuesday, ending an eight-year tenure focused on the needs of low-income and minority communities.<p>Clyburn, an Obama nominee who joined the FCC in 2009, made the announcement at an FCC meeting. She did not say …

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Democratic FCC commissioner stepping down after policy clash

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Democratic commissioner on the top U.S. telecommunications regulator said on Tuesday she is stepping down after more than eight years in the job and after clashing with Republican efforts to roll back many regulations.<p>Mignon Clyburn, who served as acting chair of the …

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Mignon Clyburn, Fierce Critic Of Net Neutrality Rollback, Quitting FCC Post

Mignon Clyburn, a Democrat who has served for eight years as one of five commissioners of the Federal Communications Commission, said she will resign …

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Democratic FCC Commissioner Steps Down After Policy Clash

A Democratic commissioner on the top U.S. telecommunications regulator said on Tuesday she is stepping down after more than eight years in the job …

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Commissioner Mignon Clyburn is stepping down after 8 years at the FCC

Commissioner Mignon Clyburn is stepping down from the FCC after eight years on the job. She broke the news at the Commission’s monthly open meeting, confirming the plans to move on that she has mentioned occasionally since the new administration took over.<p>I realize I don’t sound like the impartial …

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