Items tagged "public interest"

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Public Knowledge Welcomes Confirmation of Lina Khan to Federal Trade Commission

June 15, 2021 Competition , FTC , public interest

Today, the U.S. Senate voted to confirm Lina Khan for the Federal Trade Commission. Public Knowledge commends Lina Khan for her work in championing the public interest and applauds her confirmation to the FTC. Khan will support needed enforcement and important reforms at the agency.

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Public Knowledge Honors the Memory of Henry Geller

April 16, 2020 henry geller , honor , public interest

On April 7, Henry Geller passed away at the age of 96. He championed the public interest during his lengthy career in telecommunications policy, from his post as General Counsel at the Federal Communications Commission to his time as the first Administrator at the National Telecommunications and Information Administration. He also served at Duke University’s Washington Center for Public Policy Research.

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Public Knowledge Launches Gene Kimmelman Fellowship to Train Next Generation of Consumer Advocates

October 23, 2019 advocacy training , fellowship , Gene Kimmelman Fellowship Fund , public interest , Public Knowledge

Today, Public Knowledge launched the Gene Kimmelman Fellowship Fund to train the next generation of consumer advocates specializing in technology, telecommunications, and intellectual property policy.

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