ALEXANDRIA, VA – Today, the Federal Communications Commission ("FCC") voted to advance a Notice of…
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CFIF Applauds FCC Vote to Advance NPRM to Restore Internet Freedom

ALEXANDRIA, VA – Today, the Federal Communications Commission ("FCC") voted to advance a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on the "Restoring Internet Freedom" proposal championed by Chairman Ajit Pai and Commisser Mike O'Reilly that would return federal internet regulatory policy to the light-touch approach that prevailed from the 1990s onward, until the Obama Administration FCC moved to reclassify the internet as a "public utility" in 2015.

In response, Center for Individual Freedom ("CFIF") Senior Vice President of Legal and Public Affairs Timothy Lee issued the following statement:

"Beginning in the 1990s, the internet flourished and transformed our world like no innovation in history for a simple reason:  Administrations of both political parties over two decades, beginning…[more]

May 18, 2017 • 12:36 pm

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Week of April 5th 2017
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Robert Byrd
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Trent Lott
Harry Reid
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Which one of the following notable events did NOT take place on March 29?
The last U.S. troops were withdrawn from Viet Nam
The first telephone was installed in the Oval Office
President Reagan was shot by John Hinckley, Jr.
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Week of March 22nd 2017
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All served 2 full terms in office
All previously served in the U.S. Congress
None made any U.S. Supreme Court appointments
None were married
Week of March 15th 2017
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—Anthony H. Cordesman, Center for Strategic and International Studies Arleigh A. Burke Chair in Strategy
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