Quantcast

After Pissing Off Congress, FCC Asks For Biggest Budget In History

THE DAILY CALLER

Less than a week after the FCC stepped on legislators’ toes by voting to assert regulatory control over the Internet, the agency is asking Congress to massively increase its budget.

The request was made at a hearing held by the House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology to discuss FCC reauthorization. The subcommittee is chaired by Republican Rep. Greg Walden, who has been sharply critical of the FCC’s decision to regulate the Internet as a public utility under Title II of the Communications Act. (RELATED: FCC Votes in Favor of Net Neutrality)

Walden and other subcommittee members made clear that a major component of any reauthorization proposal would be an update of the Communications Act– to reflect the significant technological evolutions that have occurred since it was last updated 17 years ago.

Keep reading...

U.K. bans ad implying Old Jerusalem part of Israel

Hillary Clinton Forced Ambassador To Resign For Using Private Email Server Exactly Like She Was Secretly Doing At Same Time