The FCC is an outmoded appendage of the past. Time to shut it down. As a bonus, we would save $325 million per year in the process
he same organization that forced all consumers to buy Ma Bell-made telephones for decades, the same FCC that enforced speech codes via radio “fairness doctrines,” the same FCC that took two decades after its invention to OK cellular technology for the marketplace and acted similarly sluggishly with cable and satellite innovation has no business online. (Harsanyi)
Jack Shafer sees the FCC’s latest “Net Neutrality” power grab as a “solution” looking for a problem:
The FCC’s sense of urgency may befuddle you. After all, the many-colored, hydra-headed, and infernally useful beast that is the U.S. Internet came into being without government demands and decrees. Without commandments from the FCC or anybody else, American broadband companies invested tens of billions of dollars to create an Internet infrastructure for their customers.
I could not agree more, lots more at the link.