Tag: Net Neutrality

House Votes to Curb FCC's Internet Power Grab

-By Warner Todd Huston We’ve been writing about Obama’s attempt to take over control of the Internet for some time, now, and there is at last a bit of good news on that front. The House of Representatives has passed Congressional Resolution, H.J. Res. 37 aimed at preventing the FCC’s wild, unconstitutional powergrab. Chief Deputy... Read more »

From Nat'l Journal, One of the Most Biased Reports Seen in Some Time

-By Warner Todd Huston Once in a while a purported news report is so biased that it simply must be highlighted. Today’s award for the most biased report goes to National Journal for its left-slanted piece on Obama’s warning to the House GOP that he will veto any budget that cancels his FCC attempt to... Read more »

Rep. Blackburn Introduces Bill to Preempt FCC Internet Takeover

-By Warner Todd Huston Representative Marsha Blackburn (R, TN) has introduced a bill to preempt the December power grab by Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski and she has made the bill bipartisan with the support of Democrat Dan Boren (Oklahoma). Blackburn’s bill would place all rules governing the Internet in the purview of Congress... Read more »

Headed to Washington D.C. ...

-By Warner Todd Huston I’ll be heading to Washington D.C. for the next few days. I am going to meet with some new congressmen and attend the Americans for Prosperity Internet Freedom Forum. I am hopeful that I’ll have some exciting posts on the next three day’s events and doings. … Stay tuned.

FCC Chief Still Pushing Net Neutrality Without Congressional Action

-By Warner Todd Huston With the recent midterm election and the resulting GOP tidal wave that is about to inundate Congress, many people have wondered aloud if net neutrality was dead? Well if FCC Chief Julius Genachowski has his way, net neutrality will be implemented by fiat when he has his agency simply change rules... Read more »

Democrat's Anti-Capitalist Net Neutrality Wounded, But Not Dead

-By Warner Todd Huston Just before election day the liberal blogs were aflutter with news that 95 Democratic Congressional candidates had taken the pledge to support Net neutrality if they were elected. That turned out to be a very big “if.” More like a forlorn hope, if you will. Of those 95 Democrats, the number... Read more »

Net Neutrality: Free Press Loses a Schtick Contest

-By Warner Todd Huston Recently Comm Daily (subscription required) reported that an FCC decision on net neutrality was unlikely before its January meeting. While uninteresting in itself the one remarkable line in the story had to be this quote from a senior FCC official: “While they are busy handing out waffles and making posters, we... Read more »

Net Neutrality Supporters Admit, They Want Property Rights Eliminated

-By Warner Todd Huston Oh, Net Neutrality sure sounds like a great idea. Why, Net Neutrality supporters only want what’s best for “the people,” right? They only want the Internet to be a playground for all, free of the influence of evil corporations, and they want fees to be reasonable for the lowly masses, right?... Read more »

As Obama Pretends at Its Freedom, His Gov't Plans Takeover of Internet

-By Warner Todd Huston In an address to the United Nations on Thursday, Sept. 23, President Obama pledged to preserve a “free and open Internet” and would call out nations that censored content. In a veiled reference to China and other nations that censor the Internet, Obama said that a civil society fosters open government.... Read more »

Net Neutrality Update

-By Warner Todd Huston If you are as worried as I am about the left’s effort to force ever larger amounts of big government onto our lives, then you should be looking into the issue of Net Neutrality. To that end a few times a week I’ll be posting some links and info about Net... Read more »