FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski continues his attempt to overhaul the commission's image as an agency for the people by launching the amusingly titled "Blogband" and a companion Twitter feed. The idea is to generate more feedback from average Joes regarding the National Broadband Plan. That's right, the FCC is encouraging you to air out your rantings and ravings on this important issue—it's like a dream come true. [GigaOM]
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