Federal Communications Commission

FCC reallocates, reduces funding for schools and libraries internet access

By Paul St John Mackintosh
July 16, 2014 // 0 Comments

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission has just passed a new proposal for reallocation of resources in its program for support for internet and telecoms access for schools and libraries. However, the proposal has attracted strong and partisan criticism from both Republican and Democrat [...]

Are Amazon, Sony, Kobo and company dissing on disabilities?

By Paul St John Mackintosh
August 7, 2013 // 2 Comments

A piece of news has surfaced that makes for some pretty alarming headlines: Inc., Kobo Inc., and Sony Electronics Inc. have formed a self-described “Coalition of E-Reader Manufacturers” to petition the U. S. Federal Communications Commission, “for Waiver of Sections 716 [...]

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