The Internet must be left largely unregulated to preserve it as a convenient, inexpensive, and easily accessible tool for the robust exercise of free speech. The Internet’s unregulated nature is, at least in part, its charm. Even the FEC has recognized as much,We thank the Republican FEC commissioners and free speech advocates like Mr. Backer for fighting against the FEC Democrats' and the "reform" community's harmful urge to regulate core political speech.
Monday, November 20, 2017
FEC Should Let the Internet Remain a Haven for Free Speech
RNLA Advisory Council member Dan Backer cautioned against further regulation of political speech on the Internet in The Hill. He noted that FEC Democrats are using the allegations of Russian interference in last year's election to call for regulatory changes, but paid political communication on the Internet is already regulated by the FEC: