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FCC Walks The Narrow Path on C-Band Auction

Walking the narrow path is not easy and appeasing multiple interests in a FCC proceeding is even more difficult. 

February 13, 2020 — Deborah Collier 1581608424

CAGW Announces New Vice President of Policy and Government Affairs

Today, Citizens Against Government Waste announced the promotion of Deborah Collier to be VP of Policy and Government Affairs.

Bernie's $150 Billion Broadband Boondoggle

Government-owned broadband networks often overbuild existing networks and waste taxpayer dollars.  

January 27, 2020 — Deborah Collier 1580137992

Coalition Urges Significant Changes to Proposed Commerce Rule

Coalition of taxpayer and consumer advocacy groups urges signficant changes to proposed Commerce rule that would grant broad, undefined powers to the deparment over small businesses.

The Role of Facial Recognition for Law Enforcement

As facial recognition becomes widespread, the technology is raising concerns about privacy and security. 

December 17, 2019 — Deborah Collier 1576605671

FCC Plans to Open More Spectrum for Unlicensed Use

On December 12, 2019, the FCC will be voting to adopt a NPRM which will make additional spectrum available for unlicensed use in the 5.9 GHz spectrum band. 

December 4, 2019 — Deborah Collier 1575491068

STELAR Expiring Soon to a Satellite Near You

Every five years, the Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act Reauthorization (STELAR) expires, and every five years Congress scrambles to extend the authorization.  In the past, some have seen the reauthorization as an opportunity to refine and modernize the law.  However, this year there is a renewed effort by the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) to let STELAR die.

November 21, 2019 — Deborah Collier 1574350227

CAGW Statement on 5.9GHz Spectrum Band

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai announced a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) to take a second look at the 5.9 GHz spectrum band

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