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Press Release

FreedomWorks Foundation Sends Comments to FCC on White Space Internet

FreedomWorks Foundation filed comments to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Tuesday regarding spectrum regulations for TV white space Internet services. If permitted by the FCC, private firms could offer wireless broadband to people living in areas lacking internet infrastructure. The FCC is considering a hearing on white space in July that could lead to wider broadband accessibility in the future.

06/28/2017
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Restoring Article I of the Constitution

Throughout the last century, Congress has been delegating a lot of its legislative authority to the executive branch through the creation of new administrative agencies to make new regulations.

05/30/2017
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Support the Restoring Internet Freedom Act, S. 993

On behalf of our activist community, I urge you to contact your senators and ask them to cosponsor the Restoring Internet Freedom Act, S. 993, introduced by Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah). The bill would repeal the Federal Communications Commission’s 2015 Open Internet Order, through which the agency claimed regulatory power over the Internet, designating Internet service providers (ISPs) as “common carriers” under Title II of the Communications Act of 1934.

05/02/2017
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Key Vote YES on S.J.Res. 34 in the House of Representatives

On behalf of our activist community, I urge you to contact your representative and ask him or her to vote YES on S.J.Res. 34, a resolution of disapproval under the Congressional Review Act, of the rule submitted by the Federal Communications Commission relating to “Protecting the Privacy of Customers of Broadband and Other Telecommunications Services.” This resolution aims to halt agency overreach by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). FreedomWorks Foundation submitted a comment to FCC in opposition to this rule.

03/28/2017
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Capitol Hill Update: March 27, 2017

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03/27/2017
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Capitol Hill Update: January 23, 2017

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01/23/2017
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Circumventing Cell Towers and Constitutions

On Wednesday, House Oversight Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) singled out StingRay scanners, stating that the committee is set to investigate these devices and their use in government surveillance. While mired in technical language, this is an issue of importance to all Americans.

09/12/2016
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Net Neutrality Ruling: A Blow to Internet Freedom

In a blow to Internet freedom, a federal appeals court has given a green light to the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) Open Internet Order, a plan to impose net neutrality rules on the Internet. Most disturbingly, the ruling yesterday by a 3-judge panel of the D.C. Circuit affirmed the basis for the Order, the FCC's determination that it can apply utility-style regulations – intended for telephone companies under the Communications Act of 1934 – to land-based and wireless Internet service providers (ISP). In one of the most egregious instances of overreaching by federal agencies under the Obama Administration, the FCC used the determination to grant itself sweeping power to regulate the Internet, opening the door to a plethora of burdensome Internet regulations.

06/15/2016
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FreedomWorks Foundation Sends Comments to FCC on Proposed Privacy Rules

FreedomWorks Foundation sent comments on Friday in response to the Federal Communications Commissions (FCC) proposed privacy rules for Internet service providers (ISPs). The rules, introduced in March, limit the ability of ISPs to share data about consumers’ online habits and personal information without their permission.

05/31/2016
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Letter to FCC Calls for Transparency of Zero-Rating Plans

In a Tuesday morning letter to the Federal Trade Commission, a group of tech companies and advocates including the Center for Media Justice, Yelp, Pinterest, and Kickstarter have expressed concerned over the FCC’s application of net neutrality rules to zero-rating plans.

05/24/2016

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