Federal Communications Commission
I disagreed with the Court’s 2016 split decision, and also disagree with the split decision not to reconsider the matter en banc.
Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai issued the following statement on the decision by the US Court of Appeals for the District of
Columbia Circuit not to rehear the Title II case en banc:
Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai announced that he has appointed Brian Hart as Director of the FCC’s Office of Media Relations. With Hart’s appointment, Acting Director Mark Wigfield will return to his role as deputy director.
Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai announced that the following items are tentatively on the agenda for the May Open Commission Meeting scheduled for Thursday, May 18, 2017:
Federal Communications Commission Chairman Pai released a plan that, if implemented, will hand over control of the open internet to the powerful gatekeepers of our connections to the modern world.
With the opening of a new proceeding on Restoring Internet Freedom, the Commission anticipates significant public engagement and a high volume of filings.
In addition to the work needed on independent programming, we continue to fail miserably as a nation when it comes to the state of minority and women ownership in the broadcast space.
Earlier today, I shared with my fellow Commissioners a proposal to reverse the mistake of Title II and return to the light-touch regulatory framework that served our nation so well during the Clinton Administration, the Bush Administration, and th
Today, my colleague and I announce the beginning of a process to free the Internet from the terrible restraints of common carrier regulation now imposed on America’s broadband providers.
The biggest reason I’m bullish about [broadcasting] is that broadcasting’s strengths—its values—are timeless. I’m talking about localism, diversity, and public service.