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Say NO to Joe, Kill the "Kill Switch"
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Say NO to Joe, Kill the "Kill Switch"

06/29/2010
Joe Lieberman Says "Relax" Over Internet "Kill Switch"
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Joe Lieberman Says "Relax" Over Internet "Kill Switch"

Last week, Joe Lieberman introduced legislation that would give the president authority to “shut down” the internet.Joe Lieberman (I-CT) says to “Relax” on State of the Union with Candy Crowley. Joe Lieberman goes on to say that "Right now China, the government, can disconnect parts of its Internet in case of war and we need to have that here too.” 

06/21/2010
The FCC: Rhetoric vs. Reality
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The FCC: Rhetoric vs. Reality

The Federal Communications Commission’s new scheme to regulate the internet provides yet another example of a government agency desperately attempting to seize power. This has become such a common occurrence in government operation that it rarely even makes the news anymore. But, this power grab still ought to be treated as an affront to competition and the free market—even if this has become a norm. Below, I have attached the video of Julius Genachowski announcing FCC’s new plan.

06/18/2010
The Internet "Kill Switch"
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The Internet "Kill Switch"

 

06/18/2010
Proposed Net Neutrality Regulations: A Serious Threat To Internet Users
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Proposed Net Neutrality Regulations: A Serious Threat To Internet Users

In a recent interview with Steve Grove broadcasted on Youtube, Obama stated that he was a strong advocate of net neutrality regulations: 

02/03/2010
FreedomWorks Joins Free Market Coalition to Oppose New Net Neutrality Regulations
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FreedomWorks Joins Free Market Coalition to Oppose New Net Neutrality Regulations

  FreedomWorks has joined efforts with the Competitive Enterprise Institute, the Discovery Institute, the Heartland Institute, and the Heritage Foundation to file comments opposing the FCC's proposed rules to create new regulations on the internet in the name of net neutrality.    With these joint comments the coalition wishes to express grave concern about the proposed rules, which we believe are unnecessary and may actually harm both the Internet and consumers.  

01/15/2010
Proposed Regulations Pose Threat to Internet
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Proposed Regulations Pose Threat to Internet

Before the Federal Communications Commission Washington, D.C. 20554    

01/15/2010
Google shows "Net Neutrality" hypocrisy by blocking phone calls
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Google shows "Net Neutrality" hypocrisy by blocking phone calls

Last week, it was reported in the NY Times and elsewhere that Google was blocking access to certain phone numbers by its Google Voice phone service.  NPR also has a 4-minute discussion of the issue which is fairly informative.

11/06/2009
House Democrats Finally Get Something Right
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House Democrats Finally Get Something Right

Last week, 72 House Democrats wrote a letter to Julius Genachowski, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) urging him to proceed with extreme caution on his net neutrality proposals.

10/21/2009
FreedomWorks Applauds House Democrats for Net Neutrality Stance
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FreedomWorks Applauds House Democrats for Net Neutrality Stance

On October 15, in a letter to Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Julius Genachowski, 72 House Democrats expressed concerns over the current FCC push for so called net neutrality.  The House Democrats, most of whom are members of the Blue Dog or New Democrat coalitions, urged the FCC to consider all the consequences of the proposed new regulatory scheme, specifically those that would impede the progress of growing broadband networks around the country.

10/21/2009

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