Now that the Federal Communications Commission is chaired by a conservative and conservatives have the majority, it appears that the Net Neutrality Repeal Bill will go through. The Wall Street Journal has come out in support of this bill. Under the Obama administration, this was touted as a “fairness’ doctrine.
The original Fairness Doctrine for broadcasting was a hideous monster. It wound up suppressing more freedom of speech than it allowed. Obama saw this new measure as a way to legislate fairness into the providers of the internet. The WSJ does not see it that way. It has been a killer of innovation and growth. Like most other socialist doctrines, all it did was share the misery.
As Written By Eric Liberman for the Daily Caller:
The Wall Street Journal editorial board on Thursday effectively endorsed Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai’s plan to repeal “net neutrality” rules.
Pai released his proposal Tuesday to undo the internet