The FCC and Media Policy

The Federal Communications Commission is charged with overseeing and regulating our nation’s communications infrastructure. Though the FCC is supposed to serve the public interest, too often it favors corporate wish lists. Free Press amplifies the public’s voice and pushes the FCC to listen to the people it’s supposed to represent.

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  • India's New Open Internet Law Is Stronger Than the United States'

    February 9, 2016

    India’s landmark new open Internet policy, which was hailed by Net Neutrality advocates around the world, increases the pressure on American regulators to address a glaring loophole in U.S. federal policy.

  • 34 Million Americans Still Lack Access to Real Broadband

    DSL Reports
    January 29, 2016

    The Telecommunications Act requires the FCC to report annually on whether broadband "is being deployed to all Americans in a reasonable and timely fashion." And the answer continues to be no.

  • 5 Things to Watch in Internet Privacy Fight

    The Hill
    January 25, 2016

    Advocates are pressing the Federal Communications Commission to quickly propose strong Internet privacy rules, one of the unfinished parts of last year’s Net Neutrality order. The agency is expected to release a proposal any month now. It'll come after nearly a year of meetings with stakeholders about the scope of the Commission’s new authority.

People + Policy

= Positive Change for the Public Good

people + policy = Positive Change for the Public Good