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Why Auctioning the 6 GHz Band Would be Phenomenally Bad Policy If you Want Wi-Fi 6 and 5G

April 1, 2020

…take years to match the lab results). And, in any event, mobile 5G will continue to have the bandwidth caps that we somehow allow wireless carriers to call “unlimited.” All…

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Tracking Report: Digital Platform Responses to Misinformation During the Pandemic

March 25, 2020

…that searches for “calming quotes” doubled and “stress relief” and “stress quotes” have tripled, so they have expanded “compassionate search” from the apps to the web. When users search for…

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Want to Keep America Home? Give Everyone Free Basic Broadband.

March 20, 2020 , , , , , ,

…what you need now. Universal benefits also tend to be more politically stable than narrowly targeted relief, which can become stigmatized, creating a constant search to separate the “deserving” from…

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Communications Policy Solutions for the Pandemic

March 19, 2020

...Knowledge has been advocating for include non-discrimination (such as prioritizing search results), to make sure platforms don’t self-preference or allow undisclosed pay-for-placement, and business data privacy protections , to make...

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Gene Kimmelman to Testify Before Senate Judiciary Committee on Digital Platform Competition

March 9, 2020

…released its interim report on digital advertising markets. At this preliminary stage, it found — in the UK — that Google has significant market power in search advertising, general search,…

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Key Elements and Functions of a New Digital Regulatory Agency

February 13, 2020 , , , , , ,

…it can use to disadvantage companies that pose a competitive threat, including its access to transaction data, its prioritization of search results, its allocation of space on the page, etc….

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Job Opening: Director of Government Affairs

January 17, 2020

…The ability to produce high-­quality results on tight deadlines Compensation: Public Knowledge provides competitive compensation, excellent benefits and opportunities for professional growth. To Apply: Send a resume, salary requirements, cover…

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Public Knowledge Files Petition for Rehearing of Net Neutrality Case Before D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals

December 13, 2019

…the doubt too many times. While agencies should be given deference where appropriate, they do not have the authority to rewrite the law or come to illogical, results-driven conclusions. Supreme…

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Public Knowledge Petition for Rehearing Filing Mozilla v FCC

December 13, 2019

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It’s Time To Pull Back the Curtain on the Termination Right

December 5, 2019 , , ,

…generate positive results for artists and creators, information on these processes is scarce due in large part to the proliferation of non-disclosure agreements throughout the creative industries. The lack of…

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