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Public Knowledge Touts Title II as only option for Net Neutrality in FCC Comments

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Today, Public Knowledge joins millions of people from across the country in filing comments at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on the subject of net neutrality. Public Knowledge's comments reflects the concerns of many Americans, and call on the Commission to enact net neutrality rules that stop paid prioritization and the prospect of a two tiered internet by reclassifying the internet as a Title II service.

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Public Knowledge Files Testimony in House Judiciary Copyright Reform Hearing

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Today the House Judiciary Committee's Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet is holding a hearing entitled "Moral Rights, Termination Rights, Resale Royalty, and Copyright Term." The copyright termination right allows artists to reclaim their rights 35 years after selling or licensing them away. Public Knowledge filed written testimony discussing the importance of copyright termination and limited copyright terms.

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Public Knowledge Files Comments to Stop High Data Roaming Prices and Bandwidth Caps

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Yesterday, Public Knowledge, the Open Technology Institute at New America Foundation, the Benton Foundation, and Common Cause filed comments at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in support of T-Mobile's petition for expedited declaratory ruling. The comments uphold T-mobile's claim that the Commission's framework has failed to fix the problems within the data roaming market. Now the problems with data roaming prices are beginning to leak into the services that T-Mobile offers its consumers.

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Cell Phone Unlocking Bill Passes Out of Senate Judiciary Committee

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Earlier today, the Senate Judiciary Committee, led by Senators Patrick Leahy (D-VT) and Chuck Grassley (R-IA), approved S 517, the Unlocking Consumer Choice and Wireless Competition Act. The bill allows consumers to "unlock" their cell phones so they can take a phone with them from one service provider to another.

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