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ALA relays concerns about upcoming net neutrality order to FCC

The American Library Association (ALA) along with the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) and EDUCAUSE have sent a letter to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) stressing the importance of ensuring the upcoming network (net) neutrality order contains sufficient protections for library and higher education services made available to the public.…

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Washington Office seeks candidates for Google Policy Fellowship

The ALA Washington Office will once again participate in the Google Policy Fellowship program for the summer of 2011. Google Policy Fellows work in diverse areas of information policy that include broadband, net neutrality, free expression, open access to information, domestic and international copyright policy, online privacy, and open government.…

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ALA, ARL and EDUCAUSE file comments to FCC on open Internet protections

The ALA along with the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) and EDUCAUSE filed comments to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) last night in response to the FCC’s request for comments on the following two issues:  1. The relationship between open Internet protections and services that are provided over the same last-mile…

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Topic du jour? Access!

Things are heating up in Washington — and we’re not just talking about the temperature!  Access is the topic du jour this week!  Much is happening on a number of fronts — from Congress to the U.S. Copyright Office to the FCC with regard to access and accessibility.  Advances in…

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ALA supports FCC’s Third Way to preserve Internet neutrality

The American Library Association (ALA) filed comments (pdf) with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on the commission’s Notice of Inquiry (NOI) on the Framework for Broadband Internet Service, commonly referred to as the “Third Way.”  The ALA has a strong track record of advocating for an open, or neutral, Internet. …

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