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FCC chairman announces resignation
Washington Post, by Cecilia Kang

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Posted By:abuela10, 3/22/2013 1:52:39 PM

Julius Genachowski, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission and friend of the president, announced his resignation Friday. He will be leaving the FCC after a mixed tenure that has disappointed some of the consumer groups that were his earliest supporters, but that also sketched a plan to bring Americans more access to broadband Internet for years ahead.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: lakerman1, 3/22/2013 2:17:30 PM     (No. 9238900)

I really wish the FCC would abolish those awful sequential margin pop in ads that are messing things up even on our beloved lucianne site.


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Reply 2 - Posted by: tenncon231, 3/22/2013 2:21:36 PM     (No. 9238906)

Popins I can ignore--the noisy video ones drive me nuts and force me to exit article!!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: tipover, 3/22/2013 2:35:49 PM     (No. 9238926)

If you don´t like the ads then disable javascript on your browser. Be aware it will disable some functions w/r to search, on-line banking, checkout, ect. on some sites.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Videodrone, 3/22/2013 3:00:06 PM     (No. 9238958)

as an engineer in the field I´ve bee appalled at the technological ignorance of the current crop of FCC appointees - let alone their agendas

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Emerson, 3/22/2013 3:10:52 PM     (No. 9238972)

Where is he going? Will this guy, a real problem, go to some higher level position where he can really exercise Obie´s control?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Emerson, 3/22/2013 3:12:15 PM     (No. 9238973)

If you have NoScript, you can keep some Javascript functionality but not allow the scripts that put in those commercials.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: lakerman1, 3/22/2013 3:16:36 PM     (No. 9238981)

thanks for the tip.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: veritas, 3/22/2013 3:41:31 PM     (No. 9239003)

"Mixed tenure"?

You mean, like a mix of cow poo, horse poo, dog poo...?

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Reply 9 - Posted by: nonsense, 3/22/2013 5:07:20 PM     (No. 9239114)

Julius has been a sneaky little Neidermeyer his entire reign. Can´t imagine why he´s leaving, surely he´s not done all the harm that´s possible for him to do.

In the early days, he and Marc Lloyd were high on the their plan to control the airwaves, just like their hero, Hugo.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: capt scurvey, 3/22/2013 6:54:39 PM     (No. 9239220)

Are they moving him to the Old Communist´s Home, or does he still have more official mischief to make?

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