Local governments are making your cable bill more expensive, and the Federal Communications Commission is trying to stop that.
The Free State Foundation hosted a policy seminar June 26 featuring Federal Trade Commissioner Noah Phillips and Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) to discuss potential new privacy regulation at all levels of government.
Since 1996, the FCC has limited how many radio stations an individual or organization can own in a market. These rules have remained the same, even though the media environment has changed dramatically in the past 23 years.
While many people understandably rejoiced at the thought of never receiving another scam call from a “credit reporting agency,” the issue is not as cut-and-dry as it seems.