Chip Pickering


Pickering Overheard, Inmate ‘Cells’, Charity Help

OVERHEARD “The last thing I want my legacy to be in communications policy is that at the end of the day, we have a duopoly. As a policy maker, I would grieve over all this work, all this investment, to have two left standing. I don’t think that is going to happen, but we need […]

Pickering: Not Proud of GOP Treatment of Telecom Policy

Rep. Chip Pickering, R-Miss., delivered an uncharacteristically un-Republican rebuke of the Bush administration’s penchant for telecom deregulation on Monday at the Fall 2008 COMPTEL PLUS Convention & Expo in Orlando, Fla. “I would grieve over all this work … to have two companies left standing,” said Pickering, who helped create the 1996 Telecom Act. Pickering, […]

Markey Revives Net Neutrality Debate

Rep. Ed Markey, D-Mass., revived the net neutrality debate on Wednesday when he introduced the Internet Freedom Preservation Act. The bill appeared the day after Comcast Corp. filed comments with the FCC defending its need to manage its network however it chooses. Comcast faces criticism for apparently slowing P2P content such as that from Vuze, […]

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