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Tag: Net Neutrality
  • The case for true “Net Neutrality”

    Gradually over the last few years, Net Neutrality has creeped into the news cycle again and again until it reached a fever pitch earlier this week. But what exactly is Net Neutrality and what risks does it pose to the free flow of information as we know it? Grant Babcock over at Reason has a …

  • Superconstitutional: The FCC and Net Neutrality

    For months now, rumors have fluttered around the blogosphere that the FCC, an old remnant of FDR’s alphabet soup, would use its authority to enforce a doctrine of “net neutrality.” Similar to the old Fairness Doctrine, which forced radio stations to air as much liberal content as conservative across the airwaves, Net Neutrality forbids private …

  • Free Speech Takes Another Shot…Maybe

    Rumors are flying all over the Internet that the FCC may regulate Internet lines days before Christmas! The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has a Christmas gift in store for the phone and cable industry: it may move ahead on its controversial net-neutrality regulations three days before Christmas. An FCC source confirmed on Friday that the …

  • FCC Intent on Regulating Net

    Just like when the mediums of radio and television were new technologies, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is power-hungry once again to regulate a new medium. And it is moving full-steam ahead, despite a recent court ruling limiting the ability of the Commission to regulate. At question is the FCC’s goal to ensure so-called “network …

  • Victory for Freedom: FCC Cannot Regulate Internet Traffic

    A federal appeals court just ruled that the Federal Communications Commission does not have the power to regulate internet traffic: A federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday that regulators had limited power over Web traffic under current law. The decision will allow Internet service companies to block or slow specific sites and charge video sites …

  • The Problems with Net Neutrality

    Here’s a good video by Reason.tv about “net neutrality.” How giving the government the power to regulate something makes it neutral is beyond me…

  • Tomorrow the FCC will vote on regulating the internet…

    …but we can still take action.  Watch this new video from Shelly Roche and read her full article to find out what you can do to stop this further encroachment of oppressive government.