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NYC official resigns from ‘unproductive’ FCC broadband committee

A second official has resigned his position from the FCC’s Broadband Deployment Advisory Committee (BDAC), citing concern that the group’s recommendations are being skewed to favor private industry over the public’s interests.

NYC Chief Technology Officer Miguel Gamiño announced his resignation from the advisory body established by FCC Chairman Ajit Pai in a letter to Pai on Wednesday.

The move is essentially a statement: Gamiño will soon leave city government for a new venture, and the committee itself is expected to conclude its last scheduled meeting in April.

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