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Protecting the Internet and Consumers Through Congressional Action, Hearing Before the U.S. House Committee on Energy & Commerce, Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, First Session, January 21, 2015   [open pdf - 3MB]

This is the testimony compilation from the January 21, 2015 hearing on "Protecting the Internet and Consumers Through Congressional Action," before the U.S. House Committee on Energy & Commerce, Subcommittee on Communications and Technology. From the Opening Statement of Greg Walden: "We have a very important choice to make between letting three very smart and capable, but unelected people at the FCC [Federal Communications Commission] use a statute written for another era to cobble together a regulatory scheme that undoubtedly will end up in years of costly litigation, providing no protections but much uncertainty, or we can do our job and craft a new law for this century through the open and transparent legislative process that we are beginning today. We have come together before in this committee to craft communications legislation that is now good law, and we must do so again. It is the only way to bring clarity and certainty to Internet governance." Statements, letters, and materials submitted for the record include those of the following: Greg Walden, Fred Upton, Frank Pallone, Anna Eshoo, Doris Matsui, Mike Doyle, Bobby Rush, Meredith Baker, Chad Dickerson, Jessica Gonzalez, Paul Misener, Michael Powell and Nicol Turner-Lee.

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