28 of our esteemed lawmakers sold more soul and lobbied the FCC NOT to make broadband into a public utility. The top brass wrote a letter that is absolutely unbelievable, except we already know these “lawmakers” totally sold out long ago.
Boehner (R-OH), Cantor (R-VA), McCarthy (R-CA) and McMorris (R-WA) wrote:
“We are writing to respectfully urge you to halt your consideration of any plan to impose antiquated regulation on the Internet, and to warn that implementation of such a plan will needlessly inhibit the creation of American private sector jobs, limit economic freedom and innovation, and threaten to derail one of our economy’s most vibrant sectors,” they wrote.
Jon Oliver explains it with some humor.