What is the role of the FCC in the Telecommunications field? What is the purpose for the creation of the governing statute for the regulation of telecommunications in the United States (the Communications Act of 1934)? Why was it necessary for the federal government to create the FCC? What are the pros and cons to this approach by the federal government? Do you agree with this regulatory approach or was there a better methodology you would have employed? What are the pros and cons in your mind to this approach to the regulation of Telecommunications?
The role of FCC is to provide a structure who regulates interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable in the US and its territories. The FCC is supose to promote competition and innovation with in the communications arena. When it comes to telecommunications the FCC is the backbone of the broadband services and facilities investment game. The FCC also makes sure that telecommunications is accessible to everyone such as the handicap. FCC in my opinion is a doubled edged sword. Censorship is an opinionated concept. Some types of media outlets I agree should not be around, whether it be children, or any particular [person. I often wonder what are the stipulations of censorship measured are freedom of expression. Where I am going is somewhat strange. If we have the freedom of expression or speech, where does censorship come into play? However I am not a fan of the FCC, but I understand the intentions of the FCC. However if I was given the right to expression then who gave them right to censor me?