As the Telecommunications Act Turns 19,
Coalition Calls for an Update
Back to the Future II made Better Predictions
than the 1996 Communications Act
|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. Yet these miraculous pieces of technology are regulated under the Telecommunications Act of 1996. The 1996 Act mentioned pay phones more than it mentioned the Internet!
For the past two years Americans for Tax Reform and Digital Liberty have used twitter campaigns, #17yrsAgo and #18yrsAgo, to promote the need for a Communications Act Update. This year, we are at it again!