Obama and the Internet

President Barack Obama didn’t invent the internet (that honor is reserved for former Vice-president Al Gore) but he may well retard its growth. According to Politico, Mr. Obama will propose increasing competition for high speed internet service by encouraging local … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in Government Regulation, Government Waste, Internet Regulation, President Obama, Public Employee Unions | 22 Comments

Rep. Greg Walden: Permanently banning internet access taxes

U.S. Rep. Greg Walden The Internet is possibly the most important technological advancement since the printing press. Governments’ hands off approach has enabled the internet to rapidly grow into a powerful engine for our economy. At the beginning of the … Continue reading

Posted by at 07:57 | Posted in Congress, Internet Regulation | 11 Comments

Rep. Greg Walden: Keeping the Internet free

U.S. Rep. Greg Walden Have you heard that the Administration has proposed transferring control over internet domain names from the United States to another entity? I join those who are concerned about any change that could leave the internet vulnerable … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in Congress, Internet Regulation | 24 Comments

Rep. Greg Walden: Protecting internet freedom

U.S. Rep. Greg Walden (R-Hood River) I’ve told you previously about my work to protect internet freedom at home and abroad. I’ve held hearings regarding the ongoing threat to internet freedom, and I wrote legislation making it the official policy … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in Free Trade, Internet Regulation | 3 Comments

Schrader joins Walden in voting to block FCC Internet takeover

by John in Oregon FCC Internet Regulation, Phase 2.0 Last Friday (Apr 8, 2011) the House of Representatives voted to pass House Joint Resolution 37, the Resolution of Disapproval of the FCC Internet takeover.  The resolution, which exercises congressional oversight … Continue reading

Posted by at 11:30 | Posted in Internet Regulation | 1,733 Comments

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