Thursday on Newsmax TV’s “MidPoint,” Sen. John Thune (R-SD) explained he is working on a six-page bill and getting support from Democrats on Capitol Hill to stop the FCC’s now-passed net neutrality plan, which turns the Internet into a utility that can be taxed and regulated by the federal government.
Thune said, “We believe there are Democrats, not in the White House but on Capitol Hill, who realize what a disaster having the FCC regulate the internet, under a 1934 law, like a public utility is going to create a really bad outcome for consumers and investors and everybody who uses the internet in this country. And so we are preparing — we got a six-page bill that address those concerns.”
“With the Internet, we have had two decades of experience now with a light regulatory touch, so the question should be—why do you want to change something that is working? If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” he added.
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