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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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You can make a difference in #techpolicy. Urge your representative to cosponsor #ICPA! https://t.co/TL0HQ6zFCZ

The internet can be life-changing for #MilitaryFamilies. Read more on how #TVWhiteSpaces can help connect rural vets. https://t.co/CwAz864pDE

#ICYMI: Last week, Wisconsin Governor @ScottWalker called on the FCC to approve the use of three channels for #TVWhiteSpace technology. https://t.co/ArYntcqJGv

Via @UtahAG, “We must reconcile privacy and safety in the digital era.” #ICPA https://t.co/rQlqUmB4CF

Take action on the #techpolicy debates that matter to you. Join our community today! https://t.co/cHjSZ4qHwr

Veterans need internet to access our economy, writes @robcoons7. We agree! https://t.co/CwAz864pDE

From #NetNeutrality to #TVWhiteSpaces, our Executive Briefing has the latest in tech policy! Check out this week's edition.

Did you participate in #HourofCode this #CSEdWeek? Tell us your story! https://t.co/S9m0NJ9ihu

“Fast, reliable internet access has the power to help businesses reach new markets, create jobs, & improve educational opportunities by connecting students in innovative and engaging ways,” Thank you for supporting rural Americans, Governor @ScottWalker

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Titu Sarder, a member of our Advisory Task Force, is a #SmallBiz owner and an advocate for #TVWhiteSpaces. Learn more: https://t.co/vO1sGvtO7x

On our blog, @jon_rivers debunks 8 common misconceptions around #TVWhiteSpaces. Check it out: https://t.co/KasAJxwEpL #MSPartner

#TVWhiteSpaces are helping Puerto Ricans access the internet after Hurricane Maria. Learn more about @Microsoft's pioneering work: https://t.co/ScTLm8GeHc

Make an impact in Washington, D.C. and your home state by joining our community and sharing your expertise in tech policy: https://t.co/cHjSZ4qHwr

Your cell phone collects data on your location every day. Should the government have the right to access it?https://t.co/0LvXDbzCUY

Carpenter v. the United States could transform #digitalprivacy laws - and it started with a Radio Shack robbery. Learn more about this key case via @adamliptak. https://t.co/wCuFo7ucL0

Not sure what the #NetNeutrality rules mean for you? @sojourners has the explainer you need. https://t.co/SJmIByhnCk

Interested in #techpolicy? Our weekly Executive Briefing has the latest information you need. https://t.co/B20PdazuR6

There are over 106,000 #HourOfCode events this year. Will you be participating? https://t.co/S9m0NJ9ihu

#ICPA will protect your data privacy while strengthening law enforcement. It's a win-win: urge your legislator to become a cosponsor today. https://t.co/TL0HQ6zFCZ

#DYK that #TVWhiteSpaces are a bipartisan issue? On our blog, Jon Rivers addresses common myths. https://t.co/KasAJxwEpL

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