Congressional Republicans Move To Override FCC Net Neutrality Rules

Ben Swann 4/14/2015

Republicans in the House of Representatives this week made a legislative move to override the Federal Communications Commission’s new net neutrality rules.

Fourteen Republicans, led by Georgia Rep. Doug Collins, filed a resolution disapproving of new FCC regulations banning Internet service providers (ISPs) from segregating Web traffic based on speed and price, […]

GOP Congressman Points to Two Words Contained in a 2014 Email That Could Suggest White House Involvement in Net Neutrality Vote

Jon Street The Blaze 3/17/2015

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler told members of Congress Tuesday that the White House did not pressure the agency into passing new internet rules, but one Republican congressman is honing in on two words contained in an email from last year that could indicate just the opposite.

Rep. Jody Hice (R-GA) […]

FCC Commissioner Demolishes Net’s New Rules, In 3 Quick Points

Peter Fricke The Daily Caller 2/27/2015

After casting a futile vote against the FCC’s plan to regulate the Internet as a public utility, Republican Commissioner Ajit Pai delivered a blistering attack on the new rules.

In his dissenting statement, Pai advanced three main objections to the Commission’s “Open Internet Order:”

1. The Internet has grown […]

Mark Cuban: FCC's Net Neutrality, Title II Actions 'Will Fuck Everything Up.'

Nick Gillespie Reason.com 2/19/2015

Speaking at the Code/Media conference in California, entrepreneur Mark Cuban—who made his pile selling Broadcast.com back in the day—told his audience that allowing the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to regulate the Internet in the name of Net Neutrality (or anything else) will “fuck everything up.” He continued: “Having them overseeing the […]

Senator Blasts Net Neutrality as the Creation of a ‘Department of the Internet’

Erica Ritz The Blaze 2/9/2015

Nebraska Sen. Ben Sasse says the term “net neutrality” is misleading, and what the Obama administration’s proposal would really do is create a “department of the Internet.”

“This is like the Fairness Doctrine for the Internet, where the government will decide what is neutral,” Sasse said on Glenn Beck’s radio […]

FCC commissioner: Get ready for a government takeover of the Internet

Ed Morrissey Hot Air 2/6/2015

Call it the largest plan for government regulation that no one can read — at least, the largest in almost five years. This time, though, even Congress can’t read it yet, even if they were so inclined. The plan comes from FCC chair Tom Wheeler, and it imposes Barack Obama’s […]