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does the fcc regulate the internet? #7133175
01/12/21 07:22 AM
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i'm kinda dumb on things like this....I know the fcc covers most forms of communications like radio, tv, etc......but do they regulate internet as well??


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Re: does the fcc regulate the internet? [Re: foxkidd44] #7133196
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I would say yes, just to be on the safe side. Monitored for sure, if not regulated.

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Re: does the fcc regulate the internet? [Re: foxkidd44] #7133198
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Are you asking if they regulate the internet providers practices or if they regulate the content of the internet?

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Re: does the fcc regulate the internet? [Re: foxkidd44] #7133240
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They have some regulatory power there. If you remember the flap about Net Neutrality a few years ago, it would of been the FCC that did it.

Re: does the fcc regulate the internet? [Re: foxkidd44] #7133256
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The short answer is no. Companies like Twitter, Facebook, etc are not regulated by the FCC and cannot be litigated against for the content that shows up on their pages.


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Re: does the fcc regulate the internet? [Re: trapperkeck] #7133360
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Originally Posted by trapperkeck
The short answer is no. Companies like Twitter, Facebook, etc are not regulated by the FCC and cannot be litigated against for the content that shows up on their pages.



Not yet.


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Re: does the fcc regulate the internet? [Re: foxkidd44] #7133361
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Originally Posted by trapperkeck
The short answer is no. Companies like Twitter, Facebook, etc are not regulated by the FCC and cannot be litigated against for the content that shows up on their pages.



Not yet.

Last edited by walleyed; 01/12/21 10:43 AM.

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