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VFI Leader Titu Sarder Highlights Educational Opportunities of TVWS VFI leaders at the FCC, with Commissioner Mignon Clyburn On October 18, I joined a group of small tech business leaders who went ...

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From weekly Executive Briefings to on-demand policy analysis, you've got a lot to gain from joining our community of #MSPartners. https://t.co/cHjSZ4qHwr

Tell your representative: we need #ICPA to boost #dataprivacy and strengthen law enforcement. https://t.co/TL0HQ6zFCZ

The Supreme Court's decision on Microsoft's warrant case will have far-reaching consequences. Passing #ICPA would provide greater legal clarity, writes @MichaelShindler. https://t.co/yjwJSTXcSQ

Join our community of #SmallBiz leaders across the nation and get tools for advocacy, weekly policy briefings, and more. https://t.co/cHjSZ4qHwr

"People need to step up and represent themselves." On @recode, find out why Ron Conway thinks tech companies need to be proactive about policy. https://t.co/lBj8PACrft

Our current data privacy laws were written for the world of the floppy disc, not the era of the cloud. Urge Congress to pass #ICPA! https://t.co/TL0HQ6zFCZ

Inequities in global internet access and use must be addressed. Read more from @NewAmerica: https://t.co/9dyhnwa1vO

From the Supreme Court to Congress, this week's Executive Briefing has it all. Find it here: https://t.co/Kx6BvJxBCk

Our Advisory Task Force is an amazing group of #MSPartners. Read their stories here: https://t.co/Gg1q2Jvqyl

The @FCC must set aside just three channels for #TVWhiteSpaces to bridge the digital divide. Learn more on our blog: https://t.co/vO1sGvtO7x

Want to learn more about #TVWhiteSpaces? @jon_rivers addresses some common misconceptions on our blog: https://t.co/KasAJxwEpL #MSPartner

Sharing his personal story helped #MSPartner @STILLTITU advocate for #TVWhiteSpaces during VFI's visit to the FCC. https://t.co/vO1sGvtO7x #IAMCP

Join #MSPartner Dovell Bonnett, Founder & CEO @AccessSmart, in urging Congress to improve our #cybersecurity defenses. Learn more: https://t.co/uwHhC02cX7

Thousands of VFI members have contacted Congress in support of #ICPA. Join them today! https://t.co/TL0HQ6zFCZ

#TVWhiteSpaces connect people to the internet in 18 nations around the world. It's time for the U.S. to join them & close the broadband gap! https://t.co/KasAJxwEpL

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How will the gig economy affect traditional employment - and your taxes? @Wired investigates. #MSPartner https://t.co/blWCQhL3mU

TV White Spaces can help #MSPartners like @NetComLearning empower individuals through education. Read more: https://t.co/vO1sGvtO7x

Despite new DOJ policy, Congress must work to update ECPA for the 21st century, writes @just-security. #IAMCP https://t.co/uW8kOYu80u

Procurement codes for #cybersecurity will help small business and the government, writes @idprotectiontip. https://t.co/uwHhC02cX7

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