Marketplace Tech for Monday, November 18, 2013
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The Federal Communications Commission was started in 1934, long before the internet. But more and more, it's a government organization that is expected to play referee in the online world -- and there's a new referee. Tom Wheeler used to lobby for broadcasters and telecom companies. Now he's the new chairman of the FCC. One big challenge he's facing is net neutrality -- whether internet service providers can restrict or degrade access to online services from competitors. One of the immediate things on his list, though, is the country's shrinking spectrum for our multiplying mobile devices.
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