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The first commercial 5G roll-outs begin this year and next in the United States, Korea and Japan

Wasinger: Bogus National Security Argument is Last-Ditch Effort to Socialize 5G

As pro-China elements in the media and on Wall Street warn of a “trade war” and wring their hands over President Trump’s tough trade stance with a Chinese government that has been eating our lunch for decades, some of those same forces are waging a different type of war right here at home.

DES MOINES, IA - JANUARY 30: An American flag is seen painted on a barn on January 30, 2016 outside of Des Moines, Iowa. Candidates who are seeking the nominations from the Republican and Democratic Party are touring the state campaigning for votes before the Iowa caucus that takes place …

Darling: Rural Trump Voters About to Be Screwed by FCC

So much for draining the D.C. swamp. Right now, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is rewriting some rules that will screw over Trump-supporting rural voters’ access to some broadband services.

Net Neutrality protest (Manjunath Kiran/AFP/Getty)

Internet Association to Fight for Reinstating ‘Net Neutrality’

With the rollback of the Obama Administration’s Net Neutrality almost complete, the Internet Association issued a manifesto to the now Republican-dominated FCC stating they intend to fight to bring back politicized regulations they worked so hard to implement.

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Obama’s FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler to Step Down

(Reuters) — Tom Wheeler, chairman of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission, said Thursday he plans to step down on Jan. 20, a move that is expected to hand Republicans a 2-1 majority on the panel when Donald Trump takes office as president.

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Best “Net Neutrality” Silicon Valley Money Can Buy

The hard-Left publication The Nation and their allies advocated for the FCC’s “Net Neutrality” passage to regulate and tax the Internet as “People Power”. But in politics, it is always best to “follow the money.” For 2014, lobbying expenditures by computer/Internet companies hit $139.5 million. The Left likes to talk about “People Power”, but Silicon Valley lobbying cash is “Corporate Power.”

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A Meat-Axe for Surgery: The FCC’s Net Neutrality Proposal

Last week, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler announced, via an op-ed in Wired, magazine, that the FCC would reclassify the American Internet infrastructure as a utility under Title II of the Telecommunications Act of 1934.

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FCC Chairman Proposes Regulating Internet Like Phone Service

Declaring that the Internet must not be taken over by big business interests, a top U.S. regulator on Wednesday proposed dramatically expanding the government’s power to oversee Internet service providers and establishing new rules that would prohibit companies from blocking or slowing data.