The FCC’s Regulatory Overreach Threatens American Broadband Prosperity

In a concerning turn of events, the now Democrat-controlled Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is expanding its control of telecommunications beyond what the agency had in the days of Ma Bell’s monopoly. As a result, Americans are facing diminished broadband services at a higher cost.

The FCC is overreaching on two fronts. One is its push to resurrect outdated telephone regulations, misleadingly labeled as net neutrality. The second front is the introduction of ill-conceived digital discrimination regulations. Together, these expansions resemble a totalitarian’s dream for government control of today’s competitive, lightly regulated broadband markets.

Read Dr. Jamison’s complete blog post at AEI.