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Back in May, a group of bipartisan lawmakers used a variety of misleading talking points to attack the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). The group, led by Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), took issue with the FCC’s order freeing up spectrum for use to develop next generation technology. The concerns revolved around objections by the Department of Defense (DoD) about whether this new allocation of spectrum would impact their ability to track aircraft.
FreedomWorks Foundation's Regulatory Action Center submitted formal comments to the FCC urging them to stay the course on their Restoring Internet Freedom Order amidst remanded questions from the D.C. Circuit Court. The comment can be found excerpted below and in its entirety in the attached file:
We have been seeing buckling infrastructure and rolling blackouts throughout Venezuela for years. The sorry state of Venezuela’s networks is nothing new. But, the new quarantine, and the massive surge in network traffic that comes with it, may finally break Venezuela's internet.
FreedomWorks Foundation’s Regulatory Action Center (RAC) is driving comments to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) urging them to stay the course with Chairman Ajit Pai’s Restoring Internet Freedom Order. You can make your voice heard HERE.
Welcome to FreedomWorks Foundation’s second regulatory review of 2020! Our Regulatory Action Center proudly updates you with the latest regulatory actions from the swamp. We want to smash barriers between bureaucracy and the American people by delivering regulatory news straight to FreedomWorks activists. Check back next week for the next edition.
One of the most significant regulatory wins of the Trump administration came just a little over two years ago, when the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) repealed stringent Title II regulations on the Internet. The repeal of the so-called “net neutrality” allowed the Internet to innovate and continue thriving with increased investment. However, the regulatory wins at FCC have not stopped there.
The FCC’s Restoring Internet Freedom Order is about to turn two years old. We were told at the time of its passage that it would mean the elimination of minority voices, that the Internet would load one word at a time, or even the outright death of the World Wide Web. If you’ve made it this far in this article, it would seem the Internet is doing just fine.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- In response to the anniversary of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) repealing the burdensome Title II regulations on the Internet, Adam Brandon, FreedomWorks President, commented:
FreedomWorks Foundation, American Legislative Exchange Council, Tea Party Patriots and Committee to Unleash Prosperity in partnership with a coalition of conservative organizations and prominent individuals, launched the Save Our Country Task Force.