Tag: FCC
CPUC Touts Tax on Text Messages

Text tax to fund programs that make cell phone service accessible to low-income individuals.

“Net Neutrality” Is an Oxymoron When Government Logs On

President Obama released a video on Monday, November 10, asking the Federal Communications Commission to adopt rules that would keep the Internet what it always has been – “free and open.” The buzzword is “neutrality,” meaning that no telecom company or internet service provider (ISP) would be allowed to discriminate against some content providers...
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Consumer “Protection”

After seventeen months of deliberation, investigation, and debate, it appears that the federal government will finally allow satellite radio providers XM and Sirius to merge. The regulatory hurdles the companies had to overcome were ostensibly in place to protect consumers, but the effect of the regulations were to waste resources and delay a merger...
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