Bruce Kushnick Primer

IRREGULATORS v. FCC Judges: Rogers, Katsas, Williams Arguing: W. Scott McCollough, Matthew J. Dunne (FCC) Jan 17, 2020 Audio recording of W. Scott McCollough’s argument in IRREGULATORS v. FCC. It sounds like the IRREGULATORS might be able go after the states upon a decision in this case Ruling (est. to be July/Aug 2020), but that …

AT&T, Verizon & CenturyLink are State Public Telecom Utilities

By Bruce Kushnick, Dec 23, 2020 | Original Medium article here. Forget Big Tech: Break Up Big Telecom, then Big Cable. While the “FTC” (“Federal Trade Commission”) and Attorney General offices around the US are actively going after Facebook, and there are other cases against Amazon or Google, claiming they are “Big Tech” and harming …

Happy Holidays for NYC — ½ million lines of Fiber Optic, Instead of the Inferior Wireless 4G/5G Substitute

By Bruce Kushnick, Managing Director, IRREGULATORS, Nov 26, 2020 Was it the IRREGULATORS Letters to Mayor deBlasio? The Verizon franchise agreement required 100% of the City upgraded to fiber optics for FIOS by 2014. Verizon did not deliver the goods. In September, 2020 — 3.5 years after NYC sued Verizon over renegging on its franchise …

How the U.S. Became an Inferior Communication Nation

The Republican-controlled FCC has not only removed nearly all regulations but is allowing private companies to take over state utility wired networks. By David Rosen | Nov 9, 2020 Original The Progressive article here. On October 27, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) met to address a number of goals of the Trump Administration. These included: …

AT&T Is Now Exposing 120 Million Americans to Harmful 5G RF-EMR Wireless

By B.N. Frank Apr 28, 2020 | Original ActivistPost here. RF-EMR = pulsed, data-modulated, Radio-frequency Electromagnetic Microwave Radiation TOPICS: 5G | BN Frank | Consumer RightsFCC | Telecom Like other telecoms, AT&T continues to expand their 5G network despite widespread opposition from multiple highly respected sources (including the U.S. Military) AND reports of people and …

IRREGULATORS v. FCC Ruling Frees States from FCC Separations Rule

Adapted from an article by Bruce Kushnick, Mar 16, 2020 | Original medium article is here States Can Now Decide Their Own Separations Accounting Principles This is similar in many ways to the DC Circuit Court of Appeals decision that upheld the FCC repeal of Net Neutrality regulations from the FCC’s control. Net Neutrality is …

Overturning The FCC’s Fraudulent Accounting Rules Will Save Consumers Billions and Establish True Competition in Digital Communications

Adapted from a press release by Mark Cooper, Oct. 10, 2019 | Original Consumer Federation of America, Press Release here. Washington D.C. — In a major analysis published almost three years ago, Consumer Federation of America (CFA) showed that consumers are being overcharged over $70 billion a year for their broadband, wireless and television services.1 …