The government should not regulate the internet because it is the only source for the general public to obtain raw information without government inerference. Social Networking
Laws on News, Media, television ect… • FCC: Federal Communications Commission • They regulate the television, radio and interstate communications. • Obama Administration admits to monitoring civilians phone conversations in attempt to protect us from terrorism.
Questions we should all ask? Should the government be able to decide what information you gather? Do we know the whole truth about important issues, where is the information? How do you have freedom of speech when your freedom is censored in typical media ie. The television, news paper, radio?
Government Regulations on the Internet? NONE • Nothing Yet….
Be of what you wish for! Not everything on the internet is true.
But… The internet can be dangerous… Micro-targeting Pedophiles Cyber Bullying
Solutions Other than government law. Google has the ability to micro target and predict where the flu would pop up. …….Google has the power to identify pedophiles. FACEBOOK CAN REVEAL THE CYBERBULLY’S NAME, IP ADDRESS ECT TO GIVE A FACE TO THE CRIME.
Predictions: If the government were to regulate the internet, we would not be given information like this… http://youtu.be/O9WgTZbDK1U North Korea http://www.cnn.com/2013/09/18/world/asia/north-korea-human-rights-kirby/
Sources http://chnm.gmu.edu/exploring/20thcentury/regulatingtelevision/ http://www.fcc.gov/what-we-do http://www.amarc.org/documents/articles/buckingham_guide.pdf http://www.debate.org/opinions/should-the-national-government-censor-the-media-in-order-to-protect-the-public