February 12, 2008
Posted by Bill Herman
Today, Reps. Ed Markey (D-MA) and Chip Pickering (R-MS) introduced HR 5353, the Internet Freedom Preservation Act (pdf).
For more, see SaveTheInternet.com or CNet.
Posted Under Congress FCC Internet policy Network neutrality Telecommunications Industry Telecommunications policy Uncategorized
“Given time all government programs become a disaster.” We do not need another disaster, courtesy of Congress.
Government programs quite often become disasters due to anti-government types starving them, either over time or in unpredictable boom-and-bust cycles.
The NLRB wouldn’t be a disaster if labor policies didn’t disappear under Republican administrations. The EPA could do its job if the right-wing elected/appointed crowd hadn’t slammed on the brakes for the last 7 years.
And, most topically, Adelstein and Copps could do good work enforcing Net Neutrality–if only we the people would let President Obama/Clinton give them a third colleague who sees the difference between the public interest and corporate bottom lines.
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