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Congressman proposes 2-year
ban on bills about Internet

CNN, by Brandon Griggs

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Posted By:hoosier observer, 11/28/2012 1:07:38 PM

In an unusual step, a U.S. congressman is proposing a two-year ban on all new federal legislation regulating the Internet. Rep. Darrell Issa, a Republican from California who has been an advocate for Internet freedoms, has posted online a draft of his legislation, the Internet American Moratorium Act of 2012. The bill would "create a two-year moratorium on any new laws, rules or regulations governing the Internet."

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Issa is asking for feedback on this issue

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Attila DiMedici, 11/28/2012 1:11:11 PM     (No. 9037750)

How about a 2 year ban on any new laws?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: 3XALADY, 11/28/2012 1:34:51 PM     (No. 9037792)

Why two years? Make it in perpetuity.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 11/28/2012 1:51:04 PM     (No. 9037813)

How about a 2 year ban on Obama speeches.....

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Reply 4 - Posted by: perryscave, 11/28/2012 1:52:52 PM     (No. 9037818)

Obama may still find a way to allow the UN to take over the Internet.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: coyote, 11/28/2012 2:29:23 PM     (No. 9037859)

Every newly proposed regulation should be judged with an awareness of fanaticism´s desire to suppress other viewpoints. Technical standards may be needed, so just weed out the bad stuff.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: OdinsAcolyte, 11/28/2012 4:17:53 PM     (No. 9038074)

How about five

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Reply 7 - Posted by: xcergy, 11/28/2012 8:55:28 PM     (No. 9038486)

I wonder if it would undo the online Sales Tax bills HR4179 and S1832?

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