FCC wants to Control Everything!
She refers to a legal brief the FCC filed this month limiting how consumers will be able to use digital television signals. The so-called “broadcast flag” is designed to head off copying and Internet distribution of digital programs, which the government believes will kill digital TV before it takes off. The government wants consumers to convert to digital so it can sell the analog frequencies now being used by TV broadcasters.
Crawford asserts the FCC is using the broadcast flag issue to expand its ever increasing powers over the ‘Net.