Discrimination

FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel wrote that the E-Rate program, "... is the nation's largest education technology program. It helps schools and libraries in every state, by supporting access to modern communications and the Internet.?
A Federal Administrative Law Judge ruled late Thursday that Cablevision and its CEO James Dolan had broken multiple labor laws in an attempt to stop workers in Brooklyn and the Bronx from unionizing.
According to a new report from Glassdoor, a women?s hiring website, ?At most of these [high-tech] companies, men report earning a higher base salary than women for the same role..."
A new report from the U.S. Census Bureau reaffirms that although 78.1 percent of Americans have access to high-speed Internet, many are still left out.
A new analysis found that in some cities as many as 40 percent of all households have no Internet. And the median ? among 176 cities sampled ? is over 20 percent without Internet.
"Tellingly just 4 percent of U.S. Amazon managers are black, although 15 percent of the U.S. Amazon workforce is black,? wrote Tech Crunch.
In high-tech San Francisco low-income people are being forced out as housing costs rise at 20 percent a year and the average 2013 monthly rent was $3,396.
Although many factors go into the digital divide, it appears that the high price of U.S. broadband relegates low-income urban families to the wrong side of the tracks.
Students without home Internet flood the branches ? especially in low-income areas of the metro. And frequently have to wait or receive outdated and inadequate computer equipment.
The FCC has taken the four million comments on the net neutrality issue and made these comments available to the public in searchable electronic format.