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Bokhari: How the Trump Administration Is Fighting Big Tech

Internet freedom is on the ballot this November. For months, the Trump administration has been quietly working to curtail the power of Big Tech platforms to censor with impunity — a power it recently used to suppress the New York Post’s bombshell Biden-Ukraine story. If Biden wins, those efforts will likely come to an end.

President Donald Trump speaks during the first presidential debate Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020, at Case Western University and Cleveland Clinic, in Cleveland, Ohio. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Exclusive — Doug Collins Asks FCC to Bar Netflix’s ‘Cuties’ from Future Broadcast on Public Channels

In an escalation in the battle over Netflix’s Cuties, Rep. Doug Collins (R-GA) is asking the Federal Communications Commission to prohibit any future broadcast of the underage twerking movie on public television channels, saying in a letter, sent exclusively to Breitbart News, that the movie meets the standard of “obscene material” and therefore would not be protected by the First Amendment.

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GOP Senators Urge FCC to Clarify Section 230 Big Tech Immunity

Sens. Marco Rubio (R-FL), Kelly Loeffler (R-GA), Kevin Cramer (R-ND), and Josh Hawley (R-MO) sent a letter to FCC Chairman Ajit Pai, asking the agency to clearly define the criteria for which big tech companies can receive legal immunity for moderating content on their platforms.

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FCC’s Carr: Internet Speed Up 70% Since Repeal of Net Neutrality

Brendan Carr, a commissioner of the Federal Communications Commission, addressed the aftermath of the FCC’s decision to end net neutrality decision during an appearance on Breitbart News Sunday. Carr claimed that internet speeds have increased by 70 percent since the net neutrality decision.

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FCC Announces $200 Million Telehealth Program

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Wireline Competition Bureau announced on Friday that it would start accepting applications for the $200 million coronavirus telehealth program on Monday.

FILE - In this Dec. 14, 2017, file photo, after a meeting voting to end net neutrality, Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai smiles while listening to a question from a reporter in Washington. A federal court is ruling that the FCC had the right to dump net-neutrality rules, …

Big Tech Lobbies FCC on Potential Spectrum Giveaway

Tech giants including Apple, Google, Microsoft, and Facebook are lobbying the FCC to allocate 1,200 MHz of spectrum on the 6 GHz band to Wi-Fi, meaning that they will be able to use it for free, without a license. An auction for spectrum usage could generate billions for the government.

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Conservative Groups Urge Faster 5G Rollout to Beat China

Several conservative groups including FreedomWorks, R Street, and the Lincoln Network have sent a letter to FCC Chairman Ajit Pai, urging a faster rollout of 5G technologies in the United States to beat China. According to the letter, if America doesn’t step up the race to 5G, it will fail to compete with China, “a potentially devastating but avoidable outcome.”

Visitors look at a display for 5G wireless technology from Chinese technology firm Huawei at the PT Expo in Beijing, Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018. The government-organized event comes amid a mounting tariff war with Washington over Beijing's plans for state-led creation of its own global technology competitors. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)