New America Slams FCC’s ‘Failed Leadership’

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New America's Open Technology Institute sent a letter to the House of Representatives in advance of a hearing on oversight of the Federal Communications Commission, highlighting many failures and lost opportunities over the past four years at the agency, including:

  • The FCC’s anemic response to the COVID-19 pandemic
  • The FCC’s failure to help students access remote learning during the pandemic
  • The FCC’s persistent neglect of its public safety duties and of first responders
  • The FCC’s disrespect toward Tribal communities
  • The FCC’s lack of transparency to the American people
  • The FCC’s indulgence of President Trump’s dangerous agenda on Section 230

OTI Slams FCC’s ‘Failed Leadership’ Ahead of Congressional Hearing