Facebook and Twitter Are Neither Free or Open, and I’m OK with That

July 27, 2018

If you’re worried that Facebook and Twitter might be “shadowbanning” you because of your (conservative) views, get over it. They are private companies, and you’re there as their guest: you have no right to be on them. These platforms are neither free or open, but I’m okay with that. I can turn them off and […]

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Time to Look at Washington’s Role in Promoting Dead Mall Syndrome

July 18, 2018

The Dead Mall.  A scene all too common across all of America. Sure, there’re a number of reasons why this is occurring.  Chief among them, however, is U.S. e-commerce policy, which has engendered ravenous online companies like Amazon, hastening the demise of (apparently undesirable) local retail outlets. You know, the Internet was supposed to change […]

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In-District No Shows Show Net Neutrality CRA Is a Dead Letter

June 27, 2018

Yesterday was the so-called “Day of Advocacy” for those hoping to pass the House’s Net Neutrality Congressional Review Act resolution (CRA). The Senate passed its CRA vote in May (mostly along partisan / Democrat lines), but House Democrats need to bring in over twenty Republicans for it to progress any further. The day’s events included, […]

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Thanks, FCC, for Restoring Internet Freedom

June 11, 2018

The following statement may be attributed to Mike Wendy, President of MediaFreedom.org: Alexandria, VA, June 11, 2018 – Today, the FCC officially repealed the prior administration’s Net Neutrality laws, returning the Internet and its ecosystem to the light-touch regulation which fostered its explosive uptake and success.  To this end, MediaFreedom would like to thank the […]

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Netflix, Obama and Not a Smidgen of Corruption

May 27, 2018

The New York Post lede says it all: Reed Hastings and the Obamas are making bank with Netflix deal. We don’t know exactly how big that bank is, but we do know that the Obamas will produce “films and series for Netflix, potentially including scripted series, unscripted series, docu-series, documentaries and features” to fill their […]

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MediaFreedom Statement: Net Neutrality CRA, A Fake Resolution for a Fake Problem

May 16, 2018

The following statement may be attributed to Mike Wendy, President of MediaFreedom.org: Alexandria, VA, May 16, 2018 – On June 11th, the FCC’s Restoring Internet Freedom Order (RIF) will go into effect, officially overturning Obama’s Net Neutrality utility regulation for ISPs.  But today, Senate lawmakers, led by Senator Ed Markey (D-MA), passed a controversial Congressional […]

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CRA Reveals Yet Again Net Neutrality Isn’t a Mainstream or Real Issue for Americans

May 10, 2018

Senator Ed Markey believes Net Neutrality is a “razor sharp” mainstream issue, which America understands and supports. But for all the bluster, all the corporate PR, all the activists’ website promotions, all the pay-walled elites so excited about the possibility it could be reinstated via the Senator’s upcoming CRA vote, there was not a single shred […]

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CRA Vote – Calling FDR’s Great Depression to “Guide” the Internet

May 4, 2018

On May 9th, Senate Democrats will force a vote to bring back FDR policies for the Internet. They’re calling for the Great Depression to “guide” America’s 21st Century communications networks, seeking to resurrect 30’s era utility regulation for ISPs. “Hello, FDR?  You there?” Perhaps they didn’t notice, but the Internet grew precisely because that connection […]

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Sinclair Merger Battle a Clash to Protect Special Interests, Censor Conservative Voices, Distort Democracy

April 23, 2018

A couple of days ago, Senator Maria Cantwell and 10 Democrat Senators sent a letter to FCC Chairman, Ajit Pai, urging him to put a spanner in the works of Sinclair Broadcasting’s proposed merger with the Tribune Company. Sinclair’s crime (on top of it being a conservative voice in a sea progressive media organizations)? In […]

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Ted Cruz Shows U.S. Conservatives We’ve Been “Facebooked” Hard and Often Because of Our Beliefs

April 16, 2018

Last week during the Senate Facebook hearing, Senator Ted Cruz took FB’s CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, to task for his company’s left leaning bias, which, through this architecture, has seemingly routinely “Facebooked” (i.e., censored and screwed) conservative voices on its properties. U.S. communications law creates a legal fiction which allows companies like FB to traffic in […]

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