FCC holding secret meetings with Marxist Free Presser McChesney

Carol Greenberg Emerging Corruption 8/19/2010

Senator Al Franken (D-MN) at NetRoots Nation, July 24, 2010; discussing “Net Neutrality”:

Notice at the very end the video tells us “sponsored by Free Press.” Free Press and it’s sister site Save the Internet were founded by avowed Marxist Robert McChesney. Josh Silver is the President & CEO […]

‘Just look at what Robert McChesney wants’

Free Press: Too radical even for Obama officials

Neil Stevens RedState.com 6/24/2010

Some were skeptical when the idea was raised of a split between FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski and the Communist organization known as Free Press. We’re so used to the President being the furthest left holder of his office since the Carter years at […]

FCC: Broadband Providers Not Entitled to First Amendment Protections

Rudy Takala CNSNews.com 3/12/2015

…After finding that broadband providers themselves do not have a right to free speech, the FCC said that its new net neutrality rules protect the First Amendment rights of those who use the providers to access the Internet.

“Indeed, rather than burdening free speech, the rules we adopt today ensure that […]

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 […]

The Net Neutrality Coup

The campaign to regulate the Internet was funded by a who’s who of left-liberal foundations.

John Fund The Wall Street Journal 12/18/2010

…The net neutrality vision for government regulation of the Internet began with the work of Robert McChesney, a University of Illinois communications professor who founded the liberal lobby Free Press in 2002. Mr. […]

Gun rights group leaves Net Neutrality coalition

Ed Morrissey HotAir.com 8/23/2010

The coalition pushing Congress to enact Net Neutrality legislation lost one of its key players after Red State questioned its judgment in selecting political bedfellows. Gun Owners of America announced their withdrawal from Save the Internet after it became clear that the group had strong ties to MoveOn, SEIU, and ACORN, […]