From Town Criers to Bloggers: How Will Journalism Survive the Internet Age?
The FTC has no authority to tax Americans in order to fund the media, nor deny the right of free speech in the media. What you are creating is a communist state where information is distilled and disseminated for the public by the government. It is repulsive and cannot be allowed in a free country like the United States of America. Please reconsider this proposal in the interests of freedom and democracy.