View Full Version : Ynot News: Advocacy Groups Hate FCC Sanitized Broadband Proposal

07-30-2008, 11:30 PM
WASHINGTON, DC -- It has not been Federal Communications Commission Chair Kevin Martin’s month. First the Third Circuit Court of Appeals overturns the $550,000 fine assessed to CBS for its 9/16th of a second exposure of Janet Jackson’s breast during the 2004 Super Bowl halftime show, calling Martin’s pet policy “arbitrary and capricious” – and now his proposal for a purer-than-pure national broadband service is being called “unconstitutional and unwise” by 22 different public interest groups.

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07-30-2008, 11:43 PM
It would be a nice thing to have... Free Internet access wherever you go. I look at it like this... It's free. The public can use it. That's cool. If you want to access porn, you'll just have to stick with a "private" ISP. Yes, it is blatent censorship, but what would you expect from a free service anyhow? I'm sure with this "free" service you'll get bombarded with advertisements too.