The Digital Policy Institute Announcement:

DPI Reappointed to FCC Comsumer Advisory Committee

Press Release:

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler has reappointed Ball State University’s Digital Policy Institute (DPI) to another two-year term on the Commission’s Consumer Advisory Committee (CAC). Senior Fellow and Senior Policy Counsel Barry Umansky again was named the DPI representative to the CAC. DPI’s Director, Robert Yadon, was named the alternate representative. It is the third time the Digital Policy Institute has been appointed to that federal advisory committee.

Umansky said, “We again are very pleased to receive this federal appointment. Serving on this FCC advisory committee has given our Indiana-based research and policy organization the opportunity to help shape federal communications policy in several areas of great importance to Hoosiers and the entire American public, to communications industries and to our economy.” Yadon agreed and said, “DPI is recognized and valued as an independent think tank located outside the Washington beltway, so our views and input to the Commission on critical telecommunication issues tend to offer important contrasting perspectives.

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