TechNotes: Market Continues to Work Without FCC Meddling
Throughout the Obama Era, his Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has destructively imposed regulation after regulation upon a tech and telecommunications market that was not broken. Indeed, that sector has thrived like no other in the modern American economy.
An announcement today from Comcast provided just the latest evidence of that thriving market.
Specifically, Executive Vice President of Consumer Services Marcien Jenckes announced an Internet data trial that will introduce a terabyte data plan to its offerings. Beginning June 1, data plans in trial markets will upgrade from 300 gigabytes to one terabyte, regardless of speed.
To place that in perspective, their average customer reportedly uses only 60 gigabytes per month - 940 gigabytes short of a terabyte. A terabyte…[more]
Back in May, with ISIS ascendant, the Obama Pentagon ordered U.S. military bases here at home to raise their force protection condition status (FPCON) to "Bravo" amid a "general increase in the threat environment."
FPCON is the military's security posture to protect troops, their families, civilian employees, information, equipment and facilities against terrorist threats. FPCON Bravo — the third-highest threat level on a five-tier scale used by the Department of Defense -- signals a climate in which "increased and more predictable threat[s] of terrorist activity"…
"According to a survey commissioned by the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools, nearly 80 percent of parents favor allowing families to choose which public school their children attend, regardless of where they live.Support rises above 80 percent among Hispanic, black and low-income parents. In all three groups and overall, more than 50 percent of parents 'strongly favor' the concept. ...…[more]