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Podcast 1509 Feb. 28, 2015: Detroit’s Digital Divas & Net Neutrality Victory

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Detroit’s Digital Divas Are Here!

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Nicole JohnsonNicole Johnson has been a Systems Engineer and has worked across business units within Cisco for over 8 years. Her experience ranges from Security Consulting to Technical Marketing for Learning and Development.

Kathleen Norton-Schock

Kathleen Norton-Schock is an experienced executive with excellent skills in worldwide marketing management, new business development, product/service launch and promotion, in the high technology (IT) industry.

amanda-lewanAmanda Lewan is co-founder of Bamboo Detroit, a workspace for startups and entrepreneurs at Brush and Gratiot in downtown Detroit.  She is a tireless promoter of entrepreneurs and new businesses in Detroit.

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FCC Ruling….Net Neutrality or Net Zero?


Tim Karr, Senior Director of Strategy for FreePress looks at this week’s decision by the FCC to place Internet Communication under the jurisdiction of Title 2 of the Telecommunications Act.  Is this a victory or just another chess move in an unending shell game with the communication giants?


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This is an excerpt from one of the simplest and best explanations of the decision we have read:

“Today, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted to regulate broadband companies (including wireless companies) in much the same way that landline telephone companies have been regulated for decades. (This is a regulatory scheme known as “Title II” that reclassifies broadband providers as “common carriers.” For more on what that means,see our previous coverage or check out what the ACLU has to say.)

For proponents of Net Neutrality, this is a great victory. For deregulators (and broadband companies), this is just the beginning of a series of court challenges and Congressional action that will attempt to overturn (or weaken) the new regulations.”  What the FCC’s Net Neutrality Decision Means, Charles Higgins, Mental Floss 



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Hour 2       Answering Listener Questions

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The FCC’s net neutrality rules: 5 things you need to know

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Net Neutrality Victory

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FAA Proposes New Drone Rules

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