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Net Neutrality Activists ‘Crossed the Line,’ Pai Says

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“In a statement, Fred Campbell, director of Tech Knowledge, said, ‘The repeated racist attacks against FCC Chairman Ajit Pai and his family in their own home during the holiday weekend are horrific. The perpetrators of this villainy should be ashamed. These attacks aren’t net neutrality advocacy. They are terrorism.'”

FCC Extends Deadline for Net Neutrality Replies as Carr, Rosenworcel Take Oath of Office

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“The FCC isn’t equipped to investigate the legitimacy of each of the millions of net neutrality comments, and trying to do so would waste taxpayer resources, Tech Knowledge Director Fred Campbell wrote in a Forbes opinion piece Friday. Agencies don’t have to respond to all comments or analyze each issue raised because doing so would invite widespread special interest abuse of the public comment process, he said.”

FCC Gaining Experienced Leadership With Carr, Rosenworcel Nominations

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“‘Adding two seasoned professionals who already have experience with the FCC … should enhance the agency’s stability and credibility,’ said Fred Campbell, director of Tech Knowledge. He predicted the FCC could be headed for an era of relatively collegial relationships among the commissioners.”

Congress passes, Trump signs privacy resolution

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“Fred Campbell, director of Tech Knowledge, said, ‘Overturning the Obama Administration’s discriminatory privacy rules was an essential step in protecting consumers’ privacy through fair federal rules. American’s privacy should be equally protected from all invasions regardless of the invader’s identity–a simple test the Obama FCC’s rules did not meet.’
Mr. Campbell added, ‘The next step in putting the nation’s privacy laws back on a sound footing is to make it clear that the Federal Trade Commission has authority over common carriers with respect to privacy. The FCC’s privacy jurisdiction is the relic of a bygone age that has no place in a modern regulatory scheme.'”

FCC’s Next Republican Seen Likely to Be a Female Economist

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“‘Lack of economic analysis over the last eight years wasn’t for want of economists at the FCC,’ said Fred Campbell, director of Tech Knowledge. ‘It was the result of Democratic Party leadership that no longer supports the validity of economic theory or the ability of competitive market forces to protect consumers from economic harm.'”

FCC’s Next Republican Seen Likely to Be a Female Economist

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“‘Lack of economic analysis over the last eight years wasn’t for want of economists at the FCC,’ said Fred Campbell, director of Tech Knowledge. ‘It was the result of Democratic Party leadership that no longer supports the validity of economic theory or the ability of competitive market forces to protect consumers from economic harm.'”

Trump Draws Praise, Criticism For Signing CRA Privacy Resolution

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“Fred Campbell, director of Tech Knowledge, said, ‘Overturning the Obama Administration’s discriminatory privacy rules was an essential step in protecting consumers’ privacy through fair federal rules. American’s privacy should be equally protected from all invasions regardless of the invader’s identity – a simple test the Obama FCC’s rules did not meet.'”