Mississippi Has a Significant Stake in Outcome of Net Neutrality War

Clarion Ledger

The door is open once again to large-scale broadband investment, but some in Congress are now urging a return of the heavy-handed regulatory treatment imposed on broadband in 2015. That would be a major mistake for the country at large and particularly punishing for broadband investment in our rural regions.

Net Neutrality: Congress Should Step In

Capitol Weekly

Former Congressman Rick Boucher discusses the need for everyone in the internet system to rally around adopting in a statute the core principles of an open internet and strong, uniform privacy protections that apply equally to everyone at every point in the internet continuum.

Network Neutrality Needs Protection by Statute

The Spokesman-Review

Former Congressman Rick Boucher discusses the need for bipartisan legislation which will give statutory permanence to open internet guarantees while at the same time classifying broadband as an information service to be lightly overseen by the FCC.

Walden’s Call for Open Internet Legislation

There's a chance to forge the bipartisan alliances that have long developed the best technology policies for our nation to put consumers' interests and expectations first and produce a forward-looking bill that enshrines the principles of the open internet into law.

Congress Shouldn’t Repeat the FCC’s Title II Mistake

Bloomberg BNA

Former Congressman Rick Boucher argues that elevating to the status of law the FCC's light-touch Title I regulatory treatment of broadband access service is the only dependable way to address the large rural-urban broadband deployment divide and ensure investment sufficient to meet the capacity demands of 5G technology.

IIA Statement on FCC’s “Restoring Internet Freedom” Vote

Today, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) successfully repealed the heavy-handed, utility-style regulations levied on broadband in 2015. We congratulate the agency for returning the nation’s governance of high-speed broadband back to a framework—originally initiated by the Clinton Administration—that promotes investment, innovation and economic growth.