In this week's Freedom Minute, CFIF's Renee Giachino discusses Barack Obama's misguided push to have…
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Video - Title II: Obama Wants to Regulate the Internet

In this week's Freedom Minute, CFIF's Renee Giachino discusses Barack Obama's misguided push to have the Federal Communications Commission regulate the Internet like a public utility under telephone and railroad laws drafted in the 1930s - long before the Internet (or computers, for that matter) was even invented.

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November 21, 2014 • 10:20 am

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