Thursday, November 15, 2012

Clyburn, families rally at FCC on cost of prison phone calls - FierceTelecom

November 15, 2012 | By 
Supporters of the Wright Petition say that fees charged by providers for prison phone calls are "predatory" and have an impact both on families of inmates and on state criminal justice budgets. A 15-minute interstate phone call, says the Center for Media Justice, can cost families almost $20.

Monday, November 12, 2012

Clyburn Could Head FCC

Politico is reporting that FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski is ready to move on to the next stage of his career and that Commissioners Mignon Clyburn and Jessica Rosenworcel are contenders for the top spot. Both are Democrats and the President Obama's re-election, a Democrat is guaranteed to occupy the chair for the next 4 years.

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