Michael Copps

Common Causes

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Special adviser to the Media and Democracy Reform Initiative at Common Cause; former Democratic commissioner of the Federal Communications Commission (2001-2011)

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After massive lobbying, and four million public comments, the Federal Communications Commission has endorsed "net neutrality."

Round One Goes to Net Neutrality

After massive lobbying, and four million public comments, the Federal Communications Commission has endorsed "net neutrality."

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