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The Rundown: Our Petition to Block the AT&T/T-Mobile Merger

Recently, FMC teamed up with Public Knowledge to file an official Petition to Deny at the Federal Communications Commission regarding the proposed merger between AT&T and T-Mobile. We oppose the merger because we believe that artists’ and music consumers’ interests are best served in by an open market with plenty of competition and widespread access to technology (including high-speed internet). And, since music is becoming increasingly accessed via mobile devices, wireless providers have increased influence over the world of content. read more

Submitted by Scott on June 1, 2011 - 1:01pm

The Week in News

Last weekend, our man Alex Maiolo was at Pitchfork Music Festival in Chicago for three days of skinny jeans, warm beer and music. But it wasn’t all R&R: Alex was there to talk to musicians and managers about FMC’s Health Insurance Navigation Tool (HINT). From July 16-18, Alex was there hepping the hepcats to their health insurance options and how the new health care reforms might impact musicians. If you were there, we hope you got to say hello!

Here’s some more of what’s been happening in the wide world of music-tech-policy-law… read more

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