Mignon Clyburn

The FCC voted Thursday to overturn rules that ensured ISPs couldn't play favorites with websites and services.
Their statements ahead of the FCC vote boldly argue against what they say will be a disaster for the American people.
"Today’s vote will never make up for the inactions of the past, but it is my hope that the order will finally bring relief to those that have waited for so long."
Earlier this month, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler released a proposal to reclassify consumer broadband as a utility under Title
Later, she said that "if we think the right policy goal is to ban paid prioritization, we should determine the appropriate
Clyburn pointed in a May blog post to the opposition she expressed in 2010 to arrangements where sites pay providers for
I'm pro-net neutrality, but anti-1934-style strangulation. Where does that leave me? According to the approaches under consideration, I may soon be a man without a country. Good thing the Internet, at least for now, doesn't require a passport.
The vote was taken at the Federal Communications Commission Thursday morning, as drums pounded and hundreds of demonstrators supporting Net neutrality chanted outside FCC headquarters.
The entire right-wing mediasphere flexed its powerful muscles last week against its only regulator, the Federal Communications Commission.
Time Warner Cable said it agreed with the chairwoman's comments and hopes "CBS soon will come to a reasonable agreement with
The move amounts to a tectonic plate shift in the landscape as the 2012 election shapes up to be the most expensive in modern
In one swoop, Genachowski is poised to break Obama's promise and give the Internet away to big corporations like Comcast, to block and discriminate and extort as they see fit.
To hear the industry and their lackeys, one would think the government not only is regulating the Internet, but also taking it over. The fact is, both before the FCC acts and after, private industry will still own what it owns.
We warned that the coming months would bring a tidal wave of opposition from phone and cable company lobbyists -- the likes of which we have never seen before -- and indeed, it is already happening.
The fight for an open Internet requires all members of the civil rights community to have the foresight and clarity to respond effectively to a new generation of media problems and opportunities.
Why are Telecom companies asking poor communities and communities of color to choose between fair representation and access to high speed Internet networks? Why can't we have both?
Mignon Clyburn has signaled her support for an open Internet with a couple of strong statements. But after a speech she gave on January 22, Clyburn could well vault quickly from supporter to Neutrality Hero.