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BENTON'S COMMUNICATIONS-RELATED HEADLINES for THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2017


LIFELINE
   
Free Press' Jessica J. Gonzalez's Senate Testimony on Behalf of Lifeline Users and Affordable Access for All - press release
   
AEI Testimony: Addressing the Risk of Waste, Fraud, and Abuse in the FCC’s Lifeline Program - press release
   
GAO Testimony: Additional Action Needed to Address Significant Risks in FCC’s Lifeline Program - press release [links to Benton summary]

INTERNET/BROADBAND
   
One man’s DIY Internet service connects isolated Marin County hamlet [links to Benton summary]
   
FCC must dump Obama's net neutrality rules for broadband - The Hill op-ed [links to Benton summary]

ELECTIONS 2016
   
Facebook says it sold political ads to Russian company during 2016 election
   www iconThe key question in Facebook political ads: Who’s seeing them? [links to Washington Post]

COMMUNICATIONS & DEMOCRACY
   
President Trump’s voting commission broke the law with personal email use, lawsuit claims [links to Benton summary]
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Charge Dropped Against Reporter Who Questioned Tom Price [links to New York Times]

EMERGENCY COMMUNICATIONS
   
Harvey Hurricane shows it is time for FCC to improve emergency alerts - Tom Wheeler op-ed
   
FCC Activates Disaster Information Reporting for Hurricane Irma - public notice [links to Benton summary]
   
FCC Chairman Visits Texas And Gets Firsthand Views Of Hurricane Harvey Damage - press release [links to Benton summary]
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Verizon Readies for Hurricane Irma [links to Broadcasting&Cable]
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Comcast Opening Wi-Fi Hotspots to All as Irma Makes Landfall [links to Broadcasting&Cable]
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AT&T blog: The Heart of the Storm [links to AT&T]
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FirstNet recognizes FEMA's National Preparedness Month in September [links to FirstNet]

SURVEILLANCE
   
Homeland Security Adviser Urges Congress to Renew Controversial Surveillance Power
   Why Should Americans Care About Foreign Privacy? - Forbes op-ed [links to Benton summary]
   
Using AI to identify protestors hiding behind hats or scarves is entirely possible [links to Benton summary]

SECURITY/PRIVACY
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Dozens of power companies breached by hackers, cybersecurity researcher says [links to USAToday]
   
Don’t reverse Internet privacy safeguards - Capitol Weekly op-ed [links to Benton summary]

TELECOM
   
The FCC’s Plan to Gut Tech Transitions Rules Is Bad for Consumers, Small Businesses and Competition - analysis
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Bruce Kushnick -- The Copper-Wire World of AT&T: The Reason to Investigate AT&T, Now [links to Huffington Post]

CONTENT
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The far-right’s favorite social network is facing its own censorship controversy [links to Verge, The]
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Forget ‘US News’ Rankings. For Online College Programs, Google Is Kingmaker [links to EdSurge]
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The Rise of the Twitter Thread [links to Politico]

OWNERSHIP
   
Silicon Valley’s Politics: Liberal, With One Big Exception
   This Sinclair-Tribune Merger Is A Rotten Deal For America - HuffPo op-ed [links to Benton summary]
   
New America Chair Says Google Didn’t Prompt Critic’s Ouster [links to Benton summary]
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KCSN-KSBR FM merger aims to create new Southland public radio powerhouse [links to Los Angeles Times]

JOURNALISM
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When reporters should get involved in the stories they cover [links to Columbia Journalism Review]
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Washington Post’s Scott Wilson is out as national editor [links to Washington Post]
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‘Frontline’ to Launch Podcast Series ‘The Frontline Dispatch’ [links to Variety]
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Rush Limbaugh’s dangerous suggestion that Hurricane Irma is fake news [links to Washington Post]
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Newsy to Launch as Cable TV Channel After E.W. Scripps Buys RLTV Contracts [links to Variety]
   
Judge dismisses Shiva “I Invented EMAIL” Ayyadurai’s libel lawsuit against Techdirt [links to Benton summary]

ENERGY
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NCTA Audit: Broadband Tech Energy Efficiency Improves [links to Broadcasting&Cable]

GOVERNMENT & COMMUNICATIONS
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White House spokeswoman: Having kids prepared me for dealing with reporters [links to Hill, The]
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As a general rule, body cam footage across US is not a public record [links to Ars Technica]

POLICYMAKERS
   
FTC Acting Chairman Ohlhausen Announces Selection of Ian R. Conner as an Acting Deputy Director of the Bureau of Competition - press release [links to Benton summary]
   
Former FTC chairwoman Edith Ramirez tapped to lead antitrust at global law firm [links to Benton summary]
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Peter Rice Named President at 21st Century Fox [links to Broadcasting&Cable]

COMPANY NEWS
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T-Mobile offers free Netflix to unlimited users with family plans [links to Fierce]
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Huawei has surpassed Apple as the world’s second largest smartphone brand [links to Verge, The]

STORIES FROM ABROAD
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Apple’s Refusal to Approve India’s Anti-Spam App Angers Regulators [links to Bloomberg]
   
Remarks of FCC Commissioner O'Rielly Before 7th Congreso Internacional de Espectro, Bogota, Columbia - speech [links to Benton summary]
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Chinese billionaire sues social media accounts over 'malicious rumors' [links to CNN]

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