Investors Urge FCC to Adopt Net Neutrality Rules, Reclassify Broadband Internet

  For Immediate Release July 14, 2014 Investors Urge FCC to Adopt Net Neutrality Rules, Reclassify Broadband Internet Under Title II For immediate release July 14, 2014   NEW YORK – A group of investment firms and foundations with widely-diversified investment portfolios today called upon the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) …

“What’s your nanodegree in?” | Smartplanet Daily

Watch for our  MOOC launching  in July: the  ETHICAL MARKETS EXPLORATORIUM for global citizen activists ~ Hazel Henderson, Editor SmartPlanet Daily MANAGE |READ ONLINE |PREVIOUS SmartPlanet Daily A DAILY BRIEFING OF THE NEWEST STORIES ON SMARTPLANET, FIVE DAYS A WEEK. June 17, 2014 FROM THE DESK OF … Udacity’s new …

BREAKING: FCC votes to kill Net Neutrality (for now)

Just moments ago, the Federal Communications Commission voted to consider adopting rules that would end Net Neutrality and give the 1% a fast lane on the internet. They did it in spite of a wave of public outrage towards the idea of a two-tiered internet: In addition to more than …

Newnet: TRIG acquires 276MW wind, solar from RES

16 August 2013 – Today’s Top Stories on NewNet TRIG acquires 276MW wind, solar from RES PREMIUM German development bank KfW Ipex provides $59.6m for Canadian wind farm Latest on NewNet Asian companies pick up pace on solar and wind deals. Find out more with a New Energy World Network premium …

NewNet Daily Newsletter: Veolia buys remaining stake in Proactiva Medio Ambiente from FCC

  Essential industry insights: cleantech, renewables, sustainability   NewNet Daily Newsletter 11 June 2013 Green investment surges onwards – get the lowdown on the biggest cleantech deals with aNew Energy World Network subscription Deal News Samsung, Seajacks to build world’s largest offshore wind installation vessel Soitec connects CPV demonstration plant in …

Open Internet Proposal at Verizon Wins 24.1% of Shareholder Vote

  For Immediate Release May 2, 2013  Open Internet Proposal at Verizon Wins 24.1% of Shareholder Vote _________________________   Concerns about FCC Lawsuit, Business Risks Prompt 3-fold Increase in Votes from 2012   NEW YORK – About one-quarter of all Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) shareholder votes were cast in favor of …

Obama Will Name Former Telecom Lobbyist as FCC Chair

News of the movement for May 1, 2013   Media Policy at the FCC Obama Ally Likely Pick for FCC President Obama is expected to nominate Tom Wheeler, a venture capital investor and fundraiser in Obama’s presidential campaigns, as chairman of the FCC. Wheeler, who more than a decade ago …

Verizon Shareholder Proposal on Open Internet Supported by Leading Proxy Advisor

  For Immediate Release April 17, 2013 Verizon Shareholder Proposal on Open Internet Issues  Receives Support from Leading Proxy Advisor ISS A shareholder proposal asking Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) to issue a report about the risks confronting the company because of its positions on net neutrality and open Internet …