Reclassification of broadband as a Title II utility exposes wireline broadband consumers and wireless smart phone users to federal, state, and local Universal Service Fund fees.
Many of the tech marvels we enjoy were released within the past few years. They rely on the omnipresent wired and wireless broadband connections that link to the global network we have all come to depend on.
Electronic Communications reform has immense bipartisan support, including over 100 private organizations.
The Email Privacy Act and its Senate Counterpart, the ECPA Amendments Act, which regulate government access to private communications, are set to play an important role early in the 114th Congress.
Americans for Tax Reform and Digital Liberty urge the FCC will withstand outside pressure to move forward with rules, especially while Congress is going through the legislative process.
In the modern age, the issues facing internet freedom are becoming increasingly vast and it is the job of the United States Congress, not a government agency, to create solutions. Free market participants can and should engage in the policy process that has been shut down for the past few years.
The Email Privacy Act aims to ensure the rights guaranteed to the American people under the Fourth Amendment extend to email and cloud documents. Updating electronic privacy laws has growing popular and political backing.