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H.R.166 Internet Investment, Innovation, and Competition Preservation Act, 112th Congress

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Official Bill Info

  • Latest Action: Feb 01, 2011 Referred to the Subcommittee on Communications and Technology.

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Energy and Commerce - Communications and Technology

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Energy and Commerce

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  • 59% of users oppose H.R.166

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    59% of users on OpenCongress.org, a free, non-partisan resource, oppose H.R.166.
  • H.R.166 has been viewed 4,878 times

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    Opposing Organizations

    • American Association of Law Libraries

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      I know that the organization American Association of Law Libraries opposes H.R.166
    • Save the Internet.com Coalition

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      I know that the organization Save the Internet.com Coalition opposes H.R.166

    Most-commented sections of the bill text

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      specifically, this section of the legislation: "",

    Highest Rated User Comments

    • On January 20, 2011, by MichaelDSP - Contrary to what people think, the FCC wants to ensure that ISPs give the same bandwidth availability across the board. The want to ensure that ISP don't start cherry-picking what they want their consumers to have access to.

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      As noted by MichaelDSP, a user on OpenCongress.org, on January 20, 2011, "Contrary to what people think, the FCC wants to ensure that ISPs give the same bandwidth availability across the board. The want to ensure that ISP don't start cherry-picking what they want their consumers to have access to. "

    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • Is This the Same Thing as a Skunk Turd? | The Transadvocate - April 26, 2012 by Kat - (1975); HR 166, 94th Cong., 1st Sess. (1975) and HR 2667, 94th Cong., 1st Sess. (1975). Seven have been presented to the 95th Congress: HR 451, 95th Cong., 1st Sess. (1977); HR 2998, 95th Cong., 1st Sess. (1977); HR 4794, 95th Cong., ...

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      As noted by Kat on April 26, 2012, "(1975); HR 166, 94th Cong., 1st Sess. (1975) and HR 2667, 94th Cong., 1st Sess. (1975). Seven have been presented to the 95th Congress: HR 451, 95th Cong., 1st Sess. (1977); HR 2998, 95th Cong., 1st Sess. (1977); HR 4794, 95th Cong., ..." (/url?q=http://www.transadvocate.com/is-this-the-same-thing-as-a-skunk-turd.htm&sa=U&ei=uQyiT8pZoszYBav8sNcI&ved=0CDUQmAEwAw&usg=AFQjCNGGAMkWzHRcAA7jT6EoCclaRIGikA)
    • Is This the Same Thing as a Skunk Turd? | The Transadvocate - April 26, 2012 by Kat - (1975); HR 166, 94th Cong., 1st Sess. (1975) and HR 2667, 94th Cong., 1st Sess. (1975). Seven have been presented to the 95th Congress: HR 451, 95th Cong., 1st Sess. (1977); HR 2998, 95th Cong., 1st Sess. (1977); HR 4794, 95th Cong., ...

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      As noted by Kat on April 26, 2012, "(1975); HR 166, 94th Cong., 1st Sess. (1975) and HR 2667, 94th Cong., 1st Sess. (1975). Seven have been presented to the 95th Congress: HR 451, 95th Cong., 1st Sess. (1977); HR 2998, 95th Cong., 1st Sess. (1977); HR 4794, 95th Cong., ..." (/url?q=http://www.transadvocate.com/is-this-the-same-thing-as-a-skunk-turd.htm&sa=U&ei=OrSgT9jnDMiW2gXHrbTJCQ&ved=0CDkQmAEwBA&usg=AFQjCNHbrYNQ_xrT3lqq8sOpzi68awbN9A)
    • Is This the Same Thing as a Skunk Turd? | The Transadvocate - April 26, 2012 by Kat - (1975); HR 166, 94th Cong., 1st Sess. (1975) and HR 2667, 94th Cong., 1st Sess. (1975). Seven have been presented to the 95th Congress: HR 451, 95th Cong., 1st Sess. (1977); HR 2998, 95th Cong., 1st Sess. (1977); HR 4794, 95th Cong., ...

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      As noted by Kat on April 26, 2012, "(1975); HR 166, 94th Cong., 1st Sess. (1975) and HR 2667, 94th Cong., 1st Sess. (1975). Seven have been presented to the 95th Congress: HR 451, 95th Cong., 1st Sess. (1977); HR 2998, 95th Cong., 1st Sess. (1977); HR 4794, 95th Cong., ..." (/url?q=http://www.transadvocate.com/is-this-the-same-thing-as-a-skunk-turd.htm&sa=U&ei=IVOfT43BKaad2QXx1Im8Ag&ved=0CDUQmAEwAw&usg=AFQjCNG-uocHrk0U0dyBYIbTFFkE3YmzLA)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • The Dumbest Tech Bills Congress Introduced In 2011 - December 19, 2011 by San Francisco Gate - It has been stuck in committee since February. The American Association of Libraries opposes this bill. H.R. 166: Internet Investment, Innovation, and Competition Preservation Act The bill's stated goal: To prohibit the Federal Communications ...

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      As noted by San Francisco Gate on December 19, 2011, "It has been stuck in committee since February. The American Association of Libraries opposes this bill. H.R. 166: Internet Investment, Innovation, and Competition Preservation Act The bill's stated goal: To prohibit the Federal Communications ..." (http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/g/a/2011/12/19/businessinsidercongresss-stupidest-.DTL)
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