“Keep the Internet Open” 30sec. PSA

May 30, 2006

"Keep the Internet Open" 30sec. PSA

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With the pending legislation in mind, and votes coming up in Congress really fast, Cambridge Community Television's Board of Directors produced this public service announcement. It is available for download at CCTV's website as an MP4 formatted for playback on your web sites and portable video players (iPod, PSP, etc). Please help us circulate this PSA! Learn more about Cambridge Community Television and the legislation at: http://www.cctvcambridge.org.

You can either view the MPEG4 or download the MPEG2 version. Some browsers require you to right click and select Save to Disk.


Boston Press Conference Highlights on Media Minutes

May 29, 2006

Listen to this week's Media Minutes to hear highlights from last Wednesday's National Day of Out(R)age – BOSTON press conference and from rallies in cities across the country.

"New York, Boston, Chicago, and San Francisco: concerned citizens take part in a "National Day of Out(R)age" directed at the phone and cable companies' campaign to become gatekeepers of the Internet and strangle community television." – Media Minutes: May 26, 2006


Joe Dalton, District Director, Rep. Markey’s Office Speech

May 25, 2006

Joe Dalton, District Director, Rep. Markey's Office Speech

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On Wednesday, May 24th, thousands of people in cities across the country protested the proposed federal legislation House Bill 5252 and Senate Bill 2686. The proposed legislation could curb local control over video franchises, negatively impact thousands of local Public, Educational and Governmental Access channels, allow red-lining in low-income and rural communities and jeopardize the openness of the internet by removing ‘net neutrality’ provisions designed to promote competition.

Watch Joe Dalton, District Director of Rep. Markey's Office, give his speech in Boston. TRT: 4:54


Steve Early Speech in Boston on National Day of Out(R)age

May 25, 2006

Steve Early Speech in Boston on National Day of Out(R)age

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On Wednesday, May 24th, thousands of people in cities across the country protested the proposed federal legislation House Bill 5252 and Senate Bill 2686. The proposed legislation could curb local control over video franchises, negatively impact thousands of local Public, Educational and Governmental Access channels, allow red-lining in low-income and rural communities and jeopardize the openness of the internet by removing ‘net neutrality’ provisions designed to promote competition.Watch Steve Early, Communications Workers of America, give his speech in Boston. TRT: 2:55


Hiram Scott Speech in Boston on National Day of Out(R)age

May 25, 2006

Hiram Scott Speech in Boston on National Day of Out(R)age

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On Wednesday, May 24th, thousands of people in cities across the country protested the proposed federal legislation House Bill 5252 and Senate Bill 2686. The proposed legislation could curb local control over video franchises, negatively impact thousands of local Public, Educational and Governmental Access channels, allow red-lining in low-income and rural communities and jeopardize the openness of the internet by removing ‘net neutrality’ provisions designed to promote competition.

Watch Hiram Scott, President of Boston Public Access Producer's Group, give his speech in Boston on May 24, 2006. TRT:


David Isenberg Speech in Boston on National Day of Out(r)age

May 25, 2006

David Isenberg Speech in Boston on National Day of Out(r)age

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On Wednesday, May 24th, thousands of people in cities across the country protested the proposed federal legislation House Bill 5252 and Senate Bill 2686. The proposed legislation could curb local control over video franchises, negatively impact thousands of local Public, Educational and Governmental Access channels, allow red-lining in low-income and rural communities and jeopardize the openness of the internet by removing ‘net neutrality’ provisions designed to promote competition.The video is from Boston's protest. Watch David Isenberg, Fellow, Harvard Law's Berkman Center for Internet & Society. TRT: 4:03.


Andy Carvin Covers Boston’s Day of Out(R)age for Rocketboom!

May 24, 2006

watch the videoAndy Carvin, local videoblogger and Boston correspondent for Rocketboom, shot this video from today's National Day of Out(R)age rally and press conference in Boston. Thanks, Andy!