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FCC grasps for expanded powers
with net neutrality push

The Hill [Washington, DC], by Kate Tummarello

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 2/22/2014 12:44:17 PM

A renewed push at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for net neutrality rules could solidify a major expansion of the agency’s authority over the Internet. Earlier this year, the D.C. Circuit Court of appeals overturned the FCC’s “Open Internet Order,” which kept Internet providers from blocking or slowing access to certain websites, on the grounds that the agency had overstepped its authority. But in a major win for the FCC, the court said the agency could rewrite the rules under Section 706 of the Telecommunications Act, which deals with broadband adoption. Now FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler is seizing on the

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These evil people just never stop. If you do a search on Chairman of the FCC Tom Wheeler you will find that he was a huge bundler for 0bama to the tune of $700,000 and he and his wife even moved to Iowa leading up to the 2008 Iowa caucuses to head up a field office. That really bodes well for neutrality on all issues. s/o

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Cat Ballou, 2/22/2014 2:10:06 PM     (No. 9742502)

The FCC needs to be cleaned out, actually our whole government, elected and bureaucrat needs to be replaced by people who´s first allegiance is to God and country.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Penney, 2/22/2014 3:27:32 PM     (No. 9742558)

Corruption breeds corruption. The beltway gang´s inflated sense of pride is apparently on the rampage with no discernible boundaries acknowledged. What´s to stop them & their imaginative conniving if they don´t even read the U.S. Constitution & obey existing law? Who can trust those statist pol rascals to keep their oaths of office these days? Why vote for any pol who can´t be trusted to keep a personal oath?



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Reply 3 - Posted by: Rumblehog, 2/22/2014 8:29:15 PM     (No. 9742758)

Time for a Constitutional Convention called by the States to hit the "RESET" button on the Federal tyranny. The original charters of each of these bureaucracies needs to be revisited and they need either eliminate them altogether, neuter all their power creep over the years.

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