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    • Identification of sponsors of political TV ads should be required to be in an easily readable typeface

      Most TV Ads identify the sponsor, often a PAC, in a dense and difficult to read font. They also restrict the identification to the last screen of the ad, so that its short duration precludes reading.

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          • Make it simple

            Make filing a comment a simple process that we lay people can understand. I just wanted to say: Reclassify broadband under Title II of the Communications Act of 1934, which would make broadband providers “common carriers.” We need a voice against the big profiteers of communication.
            I could not find a way to leave that comment.

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            • Please keep an open internet

              Help us keep our freedom by keeping the internet open. This country is too bloated now. Stop this craziness. We need you all to be less evil and help the people. Were in need, you work for us now stop this **** and act with some compassion. Feed your sole and help us for a change

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              • by eliminating jargon & overloads of information presented about the subject

                Often government documents like this make it hard for the general public to understand. They have not been simplified or communicate the message of the topic in a clear and concise manner. Instead they are lucrative and intimidate people from reading or understanding the subject. If it is truly a goal to present this information to the general public then it must be presented in an interesting and easy to access method. Just my two sense...

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                  • Mandate cell phone carriers be limited to no more than one month for testing of updates

                    Cell phone carriers are notorious slow in delivering firmware and software update to us users. Some may even be using this "we must test" power to control the sales of devices on their network. They delay the update on device #1 to make device #2 seem better for sales, knowing full well that the update for the device #1 would make it far better than device #2 that they are trying to sell. They should be mandated to allow no more than one month for the testing of these updates. Failure to complete testing would legally allow the manufacturer to…

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                    • I think if u file a complain we need at least a tracking or status finder in the system in that way we know where we are thanks

                      I think if u file a complain we need at least a tracking or status finder in the system in that way we know where we are thanks

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                      • Provide a way to file complaints about uncertified equipment

                        There are a number of types of complaints which people can file on the FCC web site. However, one that is missing (and is becoming a bigger problem every day) is marketing and use of non-certified equipment. There are a large number of companies (mostly foreign) advertising radios, WiFi access points and other non-certified equipment. Such equipment often times emits spurious signals, emits too much power or has other reasons it wouldn't pass FCC certification. This often causes interference with other users and/or services. And of course there are the illegal jammers readily available.

                        Unfortunately, there seems to be no…

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                        • free internet speed

                          free speed internet !!!

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                          • I'm looking for Specific Absorption Rate reports by cellphone manufacturers. On one of your pages, it says "all test reports submitted by th

                            I'm looking for Specific Absorption Rate reports by cellphone manufacturers. On http://www.fcc.gov/guides/specific-absorption-rate-sar-cell-phones-what-it-means-you, it says: "all test reports submitted by the manufacturer are available in full for public inspection on the Commission’s website." Still, no luck trying to find them on your website, even after a few searches. Where can they be found, as stated on your own website? That information is important to the public. Thanks in advance for your time & help.

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                              • What is Data? or Big Data? data is information, big data is lots of information.

                                when you see it as information,its easier to understand what it is,and why it needs to be protected,and secured.

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                                • Demand Telco release personal CPI back to the original customers

                                  some how during the merge and brake up of the Bell systems I think my identity has been compromised on the internet,phone service has always been there for our family and friends,regardless of technology and its advancement,our investments over the years has paid it way through out it life span,and it should remain that way, The internet should not be used to exploit our personal information,the focus should be on security and protection,not innovation and competition,in light of "The Patriot Act".

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                                  • this is currently a mobile technology era so create a app that can not be hacked so that the public can have direct access

                                    the app will have a series of topics and details just how they can receive the required updates and information straight through to their handset
                                    i pad tablet smart watch and Google Glass

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                                    • Make tools available so Recipients of spammer calls can look up the numbers and identify the caller "free of charge".

                                      Make tools available so Recipients of spammer calls can look up the numbers and identify the caller "free of charge".

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                                      • make ">tracert" hop count router data easy for consumers to understand

                                        FCC want to "look under the hood" get data on speed. Very few consumers know how to do tracert and see the number of hops or the router names. Consumers know "my internet connection is slow" but do not know the reason why. FCC want to look under the hood - give consumers the tools the ability to see tracert data and send it to FCC.

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                                        • Standard internet download upload speed tests allow consumers to post results

                                          Many speed test sites already do this. It may be easier for FCC to add a button "send this data to FCC" - report this speed test data to FCC. ISP's know that speed test buttons are most used functions

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