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Quick Draw McWeb

10:15 AM -- Was your mouse trigger finger fast enough to access one of the free video streams available for the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) ' s open meeting this morning? Hope so. If not, it'll cost you $65 for the privilege of tuning in via the Web.

Although these open meetings have been notorious for not starting on time, that's not the case today. It was scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. ET today, and the gavel was struck at about ten minutes after the hour. (See Boredom at 151 kbit/s.)

Let's get this party started

The meeting is underway. We'll keep you posted on the vote on the proposed order against Comcast Corp. (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK) and its network management practices, though we sorta know what the outcome will likely be. (See FCC's Martin Is Ready to Pounce.)

— Jeff Baumgartner, Site Editor, Cable Digital News

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