No Government-Run Internet!

Barb Wire

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A government run internet?

There’s a trial balloon being launched by the Obama administration that needs to be shot down before it ever takes flight: Government run-internet.

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President Obama went to Cedar Falls, Iowa yesterday to launch the idea of local governments providing internet services to their residents. He will also urge the Federal Communications Commission to strike down state laws which restrict cities from owning their own broadband networks.

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler has already indicated he will likely strike down the state laws standing in the way.

Could a government-run internet squeeze out private providers who can’t compete with a taxpayer-funded provider? Could that affect our privacy even more? I for one, don’t want to find out.

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Janet Porter
Janet (Folger) Porter is President and Founder of Faith2Action, the nation’s largest network of pro-family groups. Janet authored the first Heartbeat Bill to legally protect unborn babies with detectible heartbeats which inspired Arkansas and North Dakota's Heartbeat Laws--the most protective pro-life laws in the nation. She has authored five books including: The Criminalization of Christianity and hosts a daily radio commentary heard in more than 300 markets. You can follow her on Twitter @Faith2Action.

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