November 7, 2016

Follow the links below for a few relevant media clips that were published recently, including a few articles that mention or quote WISPA.

Key articles include:

  • Brian Fung pens two relevant articles for The Washington Post.  In one, he discusses how the FCC’s privacy regulations will impact consumers, suggesting that consumers are unlikely to see any immediate change.  In a separate piece, Fung writes about Google halting its deployment of fiber across the country.
  • An article from Telecompetitor discusses the delayed expansion of Google Fiber.  Google will lay off approximately 9% of its work force in the process.  There is a mention of Milo Medin’s keynote address at WISPAPALOOZA.
  • Consumer Affairs reports on the FCC’s privacy ruling; the article mentions WISPA’s stance and provides a link to our press release.
  • An article from Politico examines how the FCC’s privacy rules could mean bad news for AT&T’s plans to acquire Time Warner.

The FCC just passed sweeping new rules to protect your online privacy – The Washington Post

Why Google Fiber is no longer rolling out to new cities – The Washington Post

Google Fiber Expansion Paused, Staff Let Go – Telecompetitor

Privacy groups generally pleased with new broadband rules -- Consumer Affairs

FCC passes privacy rules that could cloud AT&T's Time Warner deal -- Politico