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FCC Chairman Ajit Pai’s Ex-Advisor Tricks Companies into Investing Over $250 Million

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai's former advisor, Elizabeth Price had been involved in the scheme for two years.

April 22, 2018

Elizabeth Pierce, former CEO of FCC lead-man Ajit Pai’s Broadband Deployment Advisory Committee (BDAC), has been arrested for wire fraud after using “forged guaranteed revenue contracts” to trick companies into investing over $250 million in a fiber-optic company. The news came April 12, courtes...

John Oliver Versus FCC: Round 2

Danny Celiz, Staff Writer

May 16, 2017

Three years ago, on the fifth episode of HBO’s "Last Week Tonight,” John Oliver called out the FCC over the controversial net neutrality debate. John Oliver’s in-depth segment on the subject ended with Oliver leaving links to the FCC website and asking people to express their concerns over the...

Net Neutrality: Days are Numbered

Danielle Anzures, Staff Writer

April 18, 2017

Chairman of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission, Ajit Pai, has quickly moved to remove all of previous President Barack Obama’s net neutrality rules, according to Reuters. Under Obama’s 2015 approved FCC rules, broadband providers were prohibited from giving or selling faster internet to c...

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