|Internet Regulation Alert|
Fiscal conservatives/libertarians and social conservatives
are joining together to fight federal government regulation of the Internet.
At stake is low-cost Internet access, the continued
unfettered technological improvement of the Internet and Americans' Internet
The National Center for Public Policy Research has examined, in The Internet Works Best Without Government
Regulation, battles between America Online and
Microsoft, and America Online and AT&T, and concluded that the best
way to resolve these disputes is through competition and the free market,
not through calls for government intervention.
In Don't Believe the Internet
Know-It-Alls, The National Center shows how hard it is to build and
maintain a monopoly in the Internet/technology field.
In A Virtual Revolution:
Government Permitting, Online Shopping May Become a $300 Billion Industry,
The National Center looks at the promise of Internet technological advancement
-- if government gets out of the way.
Americans for Tax Reform, a libertarian/fiscal
conservative organization in Washington D.C. with over 90,000 members nationwide
has published "Washington and Silicon Valley at the Crossroads: Government Regulation
and the Internet," which explains how the
federal government has set its sights on America's burgeoning high technology
industry, and why taxpayers, consumers and businesses should be concerned.
The Council for National Policy, a conservative
organization with a long history of activism on social issues, has published
an Internet Regulation Alert, which tells
you what you as a private citizen can do about this critical and pressing