It’s Groundhog Day - Again: Government Taking Third Stab at Net Neutrality Power Grab
We Hope This Power Grab is Also Headed Over the CliffThis is at once obnoxious and pathetic.
Wheeler Tees Up Net Neutrality for May Meeting
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler said Wednesday that he would be circulating a draft of the FCC’s new network neutrality rules to the other commissioners Thursday (April 24).
This is their third attempt at this particular power garb. It’s becoming fetishistic.
There was 2007.
Court Backs Comcast Over FCC on ‘Net Neutrality’
And there was 2010.
Verizon Wins Net Neutrality Court Ruling Against FCC
Yet here we remain – stuck in government overreach Groundhog Day.
We haven’t yet seen the Net Neutrality power grab order – but the fact that they’re trying again at all is at once obnoxious and pathetic.
Not yet having seen the order hasn’t stopped the Left from going apoplectic. Because the Left never allows the facts to get in the way of a good beating.
The FCC Tosses Net Neutrality Out the Window
So This is How Net Neutrality Dies, Under a Democratic President
Thanks to the FCC Net Neutrality is Dead
Obama’s Second FCC Chairman Fails on Net Neutrality
Stop the FCC from Breaking the Internet
Not at all over the top.
It’s disappointing – but not surprising – that the Obama Administration is yet again going to impose the Internet power grab that is Network Neutrality.
The federal government is twice bitten – and not shy. Having twice had their Net Neutrality impositions unanimously rejected by the courts – they remain undaunted in their desire to over-regulate the Web.
And it’s always a pleasure to watch the Leftist likes of Free Press and Public Knowledge preemptively freak out – over an order they haven’t even yet seen.
They are as always the perfect tool. The Leftist screeching visual aides that allow an overreaching government to pretend “See, we’re finding middle ground – both sides are angry with us” as they grab even more Leviathan-sized hands-full of the once-private sector.
Don’t drive angry.
Editor's Note: This first appeared in the PJ Tatler.