S.1836 - Internet Freedom Act of 2009

A bill to prohibit the Federal Communications Commission from further regulating the Internet. view all titles (2)

All Bill Titles

  • Official: A bill to prohibit the Federal Communications Commission from further regulating the Internet. as introduced.
  • Short: Internet Freedom Act of 2009 as introduced.

Bill’s Views

  • Today: 2
  • Past Seven Days: 5
  • All-Time: 6,606
 
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President
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10/22/09
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Official Summary

Internet Freedom Act of 2009 - Prohibits the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) from proposing, promulgating, or issuing any regulations with regard to the Internet or IP-enabled services. Makes such prohibition non-applicable to regulations that are determined necessary to: (1) preven

Official Summary

Internet Freedom Act of 2009 - Prohibits the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) from proposing, promulgating, or issuing any regulations with regard to the Internet or IP-enabled services. Makes such prohibition non-applicable to regulations that are determined necessary to:
(1) prevent damage to U.S. national security;
(2) ensure public safety;
(3) assist or facilitate any actions taken by federal and state law enforcement agencies; or
(4) ensure the solvency of the Universal Service Fund.

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Organizations Supporting S.1836

  • AT&T
  • Campaign for Liberty
  • Computer & Communications Industry Association
  • Digital Society
  • Hands Off the Internet
  • Independent Telephone and Telecommunications Alliance
  • ...and 5 more. See all.

Organizations Opposing S.1836

  • Consumer Federation of America
  • Consumers Union
  • Entertainment Consumers Assocation
  • Free Press
  • Public Knowledge




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