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Loebsack Rural Wireless Access Act Passes House

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Dave Loebsack released the following statement today after the House passed his legislation, the Rural Wireless Access Act. This bipartisan bill was incorporated into the larger Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Reauthorization Act, which passed the House … Continue reading

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Sinclair-Tribune Merger Can Still Be Stopped

DemandProgress.org FCC Chair Ajit Pai is rolling out the red carpet for Sinclair to become the largest owner of TV stations in America, reaching 72% of the country. That’s why we’ve called on the FCC Inspector General to investigate Pai’s … Continue reading

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Reminder: Protests To Save Net Neutrality December 7th

by Dave Bradley 5 minutes See BFIA’s previous post on the upcoming protests https://blogforiowa.com/2017/11/30/protests-against-fcc-plan-to-kill-the-internet-dec-7-in-ames-des-moines-cedar-rapids/ This is a reminder that net neutrality protests will be held across the country this Thursday. It is very important that there is a show of … Continue reading

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Protests Against FCC Plan To Kill The Internet Dec. 7 in Ames, Des Moines, Cedar Rapids

Click here to find a protest nationwide or RSVP.  Here are the protests planned so far in Iowa: Des Moines Verizon Protest, Thursday, Dec 7 5:00pm Verizon. 3714 Merle Hay Rd Des Moines Protest outside Verizon store against the rollback … Continue reading

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Tell The FCC: Block The Sinclair Deal

Action alert from CREDO A conservative media empire that reportedly cut a shady 2016 deal with the Trump campaign is poised to grow even larger – giving it the power to distort news coverage in markets all across the country.1 … Continue reading

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Say No To Trump TV

Action alert from FreePress Donald Trump’s favorite local-TV chain is about to get a lot bigger thanks to … Donald Trump! Trump’s FCC is paving the way for Sinclair Broadcast Group — already the nation’s largest TV conglomerate — to … Continue reading

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The Man Who Would Kill Net Neutrality

Trump’s FCC Chair Ajit Pai said he would like to” take a weed whacker” to FCC regulations making internet providers common carriers.  

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Save Net Neutrality!

Editor’s note: The following is an email from former FCC Commissioner Michael Copps. Copps tenure was highlighted by his continual fight to to end corporate dominance of the media and put the media back into the hands of the common … Continue reading

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President Obama Thanks Activists For Net Neutrality

Blog for Iowa would also like to say congratulations and thank you to all of the internet users in Iowa who contacted the FCC on the issue of net neutrality.  It is because you participated that the free and open … Continue reading

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FCC Chair Tom Wheeler: Redefining Broadband Will Help 53 Million Rural Americans

fastcompany.com/fcc-signals-intent-on-net-neutrality-decision-redefines-broadband After months of hemming and hawing, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler indicated yesterday that he would advocate a net neutrality policy compatible with President Obama’s vision for treating the Internet as a public utility and prohibit Internet service … Continue reading

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