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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Congress: We’re Shocked, Shocked There’s Cambridge Analytica Going On in This Establishment

April 11, 2018

They protest too much – the Senators and Congressmen lined up to berate Mark Zuckerberg, striving to look like they’re protecting Americans from Facebook’s creepy habits during this week’s made-for-TV, Capitol Hill theater. They should take a look in the mirror instead. What did they expect when they created the path to subsidize and promote […]

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Welcome to the Scrape Economy – Brought to You by the Platforms and Their Protectors

April 10, 2018

The following statement may be attributed to Mike Wendy, President of MediaFreedom.org: Alexandria, VA, April 10, 2018 – Today’s Facebook inquisition to get Mark Zuckerberg to atone for his Cambridge Analytica “sins” is a charade. It was created by the protectors of Facebook and Silicon Valley to ostensibly “heal” the social media behemoth of its […]

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Restoring Internet Freedom Is Pretty Darned Awesome!

March 28, 2018

The progressive Left would have you believe that the Internet is somehow “over” because the current FCC repealed Obama’s confiscatory and free speech-killing Net Neutrality law, and has instead focused its efforts to guide Internet growth on light-touch regulation.  But, hey, the Internet still works fine, innovation thrives, and broadband infrastructure investment is on the […]

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“Open Internet-ers” Use Cambridge Analytica as a Crisis Tool to Censor

March 26, 2018

As Congress seeks to haul Facebook’s CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, to testify before it and atone for Cambridge Anlytica, let’s get this straight. This “scandal” ain’t about privacy of your data (which you willingly give up to get the “free and open” Internet). If it were, we’d be seeing the same finger-wagging for Obama’s 2012 big […]

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MediaFreedom Applauds FCC on Reforms to Boost Next-Generation Wireless Infrastructure

March 22, 2018

The following statement may be attributed to Mike Wendy, President of MediaFreedom.org: Alexandria, VA, March 22, 2018 – MediaFreedom applauds the FCC and, in particular, the work of Commissioner Brendan Carr, with today’s order streamlining the red-tape surrounding the National Historic Preservation Act and the National Environmental Policy Act, thus reducing the regulatory drags and […]

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