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How to Watch the Brett Kavanaugh Hearing

Palo Alto University professor Christine Blasey Ford. Ford will testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee at 10 a.m. How to watch the Kavanaugh hearing? Via C-Span, or through the Senate Judiciary Committee’s own livestream. – Hunter Harris, Vulture https://ift.tt/2OjsBBB

The Current Definition of ‘Broadband’ Is Too Slow and Ajit Pai Refuses to Change it

“It is time to be bold and move the national broadband standard from 25 Megabits to 100 Megabits per second,” [Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel] stated. “When you factor in price, at this speed the United States is not even close to leading the world. That is not where we should be and if in the future we want to change this we need both a more powerful goal and a plan to reach it. Our failure to commit to that course here is disappointing. I regretfully dissent.” – Karl Bode, MOTHERBOARD https://ift.tt/2vBGGjl

The Senate has forced a vote to restore net neutrality

Senator Edward J. Markey (D-MA) and 32 other Democrats have submitted a new discharge petition under the Congressional Review Act, setting the stage for a full congressional vote to restore net neutrality. Because of the unique CRA process, the petition has the power to force a Senate vote on the resolution, which leaders say is expected next week. – Russell Brandom, The Verge https://ift.tt/2FZJglt
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