Discrimination

If you?re wondering what the DC appeals court decision means, read this excellent summary by Kevin Taglang of the Benton Foundation.
According to a new Pew study, the black/white ?digital divide? continues to persist, but African American mobile use exceeds whites. And Internet use is also a matter of education and income.
CWA, ver.di and other Deutsche Telekom/T-Mobile unions asked the company to end the ?culture of bullying? that DT has allowed to take hold in the U.S. and other countries.
Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam told attendees at a major media conference that the company is not going to extend its FiOS range.
If Comcast buys Time Warner this ?combination of the No.1 and No.2 cable providers would give one company control of three-fourths of the U.S. cable market.?
Although Minnesota broadband access grew significantly in the last six months, large swathes of the state's rural population still remain unconnected.
?An estimated 72 percent of public schools ? in the countryside, suburbs and cities ? lack the broadband speeds necessary to fully access the Internet... "
Pennsylvania's deregulation bill would harm "broadband service to rural areas and will sharply raise phone rates,? and is opposed by CWA, AARP and many state consumer groups.
CWA posted comments to the FCC urging that the commission update E-rate -- the federal program which helps U.S. schools and libraries acquire affordable Internet access.
?African Americans are more likely than the public at large to use the Internet to look for a job, and particularly when it comes to using mobile devices and social media for that purpose...?