A close look at the statement shows that it is referring to spectrum auctions and freeing up unlicensed spectrum for innovation, but it says nothing about wanting a free government-created Wi-Fi network.
"The proposal exists only in the rich imaginations of a handful of cyber-socialists, who just can’t come to terms with the fact that America’s largely market-based communications policies are working, and instead see broadband as the next battlefield in the progressive war against private ownership," Eisenach said. "There’s a lot we can argue with the Obama administration about — but so far, nationalizing the Internet doesn’t seem to be on the list."
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