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David McCabe Feb 2, 2017
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Transparency move stands to shift FCC debates

Pablo Martinez Monsivais / AP

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai announced two broadcasting-related proposals that the agency will vote on later this month. More interesting, however, was how he did it.

For the first time, the FCC is publicly releasing the full text of proposals as they are shared with other commissioners. Proposals are usually only released after the agency votes on them. Pai said that if the pilot program is successful it will become standard practice.