HOME > NEWSROOM > MEDIA SOURCE > Internet > Republicans push for answers on feared Internet takeover

Republicans push for answers on feared Internet takeover

April 3, 2014

Republicans in the House and Senate wants answers from the Obama administration about whether a recent Commerce Department decision will threaten the open Internet.   Through questions — both in a House hearing and Senate letter — Republicans on Wednesday pushed the Commerce Department to justify its decision to step back from its oversight role of the Internet’s Web address system.


Get the Media Source Newsletter on your smartphone or tablet now!

iphone
Android

 


Latest News

Study: New Network Compact Is Consumer-Driven

The Internet Innovation Alliance is suggesting that regulators take a fresh look at the so-called network compact and recognize...

Posted

Waxman Takes Issue With Republican Knock on FCC

In his opening statement for a markup on several bills, House Energy & Commerce Committee ranking member Henry Waxman...

Posted

Government Gives All Clear To Discovery/All3Media Deal

The Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission are OK with Discovery and Liberty Global's $930 million 50-50 joint venture to acquire...

Posted

House E&C Passes E-LABEL Act

The House Energy & Commerce Committee has approved the E-LABEL Act (the Enhance Labeling, Accessing, and Branding of Electronic Licenses Act...

Posted

More News


Headlines