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New FCC Chairman Ajit Pai Is Off to an Orwellian Start


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New FCC Chairman Ajit Pai Is Off to an Orwellian Start

Dana Floberg

Late last week, newly minted FCC Chairman Ajit Pai took a page out of Trump’s playbook and issued his own version of executive orders to undercut affordable broadband, greenlight more media consolidation and endanger key protections for internet users.

Pai bypassed the democratic process, using “delegated authority” to deprive the full Commission of a vote (something he’s repeatedly railed against other chairs for doing), and shoving all these orders out the door on a Friday afternoon.


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Another sheer and utter fraud, at best.
At worst (along with all of the other nominees), a threat to freedom and democracy.


#3

this whole administrative cabal all seems well beyond Orwellian,