Good news for consumers! @JRosenworcelFCC announced she's circulating the cable/satellite "anti-junk fee" item for a vote this meeting. Hopefully we can get 5-0 on honest billing!
When we speak of successful U.S. industrial policy, my first answer is the 1956 AT&T antitrust consent decree, which spurred American general computing (eg, IBM) AND more or less created a US semiconductor industry. My second pushing the IBM unbundling of software.
The @FCC took action to help survivors of domestic abuse separate from shared phone plans. As @NicholasPGarcia explains, "One of the horrors of abuse is isolation... these rules help ensure that our comms services work to protect & empower survivors." 📰:
Today we take a necessary step forward in protecting our nation’s survivors. By creating connections through Lifeline and providing an opportunity to reach out for help without being tracked, we are extending critical assistance during a time when help is most needed.