Wednesday, December 29, 2010

If the FCC Had Regulated the Internet

Article surmises what would happen if the Feds regulated the Internet from day one. An entertaining read, if you can laugh at what is happening now.

The Federal Communications Commission recently issued new rules regulating the Internet—even though it doesn't appear to have such powers. A federal court gangster-slapped the commission last year, accusing it of regulatory overreach for attempting to dictate Internet policy to service providers. These new regulations got me to thinking of where we would be today if the FCC had regulated the Internet from the get-go. …

Read entire Slate article here.

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