Under heavy security, the agency’s normally docile monthly open meeting was disrupted twice by a dozen or so protesters who said they opposed plans by a majority on the FCC to ease ownership limits on the media industry.

“The further deregulation of the media is a blatant betrayal of the public interest,” said one protester. Another carried a pink tank top that read: “Mr. Powell, you’re fired.”

- Wired News

Don’t see that kind of lobbying when they’re planning to give more spectrum to WiFi (“dammit, that’s our ox, where do you get off goring it?” available on pink tank-tops from CafĂ© Press).

posted May 16, 2003 10:14 AM (Politics) #


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Media Concentration
Matrix Unloaded
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1201 Hearings
Joss Quest
RFC: Annals of Planet Hacking
PowerPoint Remix
Your Mission, Should You Choose to Accept It

Aaron Swartz (me@aaronsw.com)