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Snowe, Kerry introduce spectrum inventory bill

A previous version of this report misidentified the state Rick Boucher represents in the House of Representatives. Boucher represents Virginia.

By Mar. 2, 2011

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Snowe, Kerry introduce spectrum inventory bill

The bipartisan legislation would require the FCC and NTIA to complete a long-overdue inventory of spectrum licenses, paving the way for reallocations needed for mobile broadband users.

By Mar. 2, 2011

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Senators introduce bill to curb mobile spam

Sens. Olympia Snowe and Bill Nelson are attempting to increase government oversight of commercial text messages with a bill to regulate SMS spam.

By Apr. 3, 2009

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FCC's Genachowski to Congress: We need our auctions

While speaking at CES 2012 in Las Vegas, FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski pushes the need for universal broadband and the incentive auctions to make it happen.

By Jan. 11, 2012

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Senators want probe of Comcast's BitTorrent 'discrimination'

Proponents of Net neutrality laws call for a hearing on the issue, arguing reports of peer-to-peer traffic interference support need for rules banning that practice.

By Oct. 26, 2007

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Bill to ban new wireless taxes rises again

After failing, in the previous two Congressional sessions, to pass bills banning new wireless taxes, a bipartisan group of senators and representatives revives the legislation.

By Mar. 10, 2011

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Senate introduces Mobile Wireless Tax Fairness Act

The legislation is calling for a five-year halt on new wireless-specific taxes imposed by state or local authorities

By Jun. 9, 2009

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Bill would give president emergency control of Internet

Critics question revised proposal from Sen. Jay Rockefeller to let the White House do what it deems necessary to respond to a "cybersecurity emergency."

By Aug. 28, 2009

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Spectrum reform, public safety network move forward in Senate

Committee approves bill authorizing FCC to conduct voluntary incentive auctions aimed at heading off mobile broadband crisis. Bill would also resolve long-standing stalemate over a national public safety network.

By Jun. 11, 2011

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Senators renew quest for Net neutrality rules

Pair of politicos who pushed last year for strict nondiscrimination requirements for broadband operators are looking to federal regulators to help revive their cause.

By Jul. 17, 2007