The Federal Communication Commission’s new Democratic majority is up and running and firing in all directions. Next week the Commission plans to vote on a proposed “digital discrimination” rule. In the name of equity, Democratic Commissioners will make internet service worse.
The 2021 infrastructure bill instructed the FCC to prevent “digital discrimination” of broadband access “based on income level, race, ethnicity, color, religion, or national origin.” While the statutory language is broad, the agency’s proposed rule stretches it further to force broadband providers to prioritize identity politics.
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