FCC Commissioner McDowell recently spoke at Heritage’s Blogger Briefing and then sat down with the Foundry to discuss the ongoing process to add unnecessary regulation across the entire internet. The complicated proposed rules for the new medium are an old story of regulation:

It does put government in the unprecedented role of perhaps sitting between the producer and the consumer in the internet space.

There you have it. Wedging itself between two mutually benefiting parties in the name of fairness is perhaps what government regulation does best.

Also see TechRepublican‘s coverage of McDowell’s appearance here.