Sunday, May 22, 2005

Spread the Alarm

Brendan at spacetropic is alerting local bloggers to the pending amendment broadening campaign finance regulation before the Federal Election Commission concerning the use of the Internet. This amendment would open a can of worms concerning free speech issues, equal time and what qualifies as “press exemptions”.

...and soon, so may the FEC Posted by Hello

Brendan includes several links giving the background of the proposal as well as a copy his own letter to the commission. I agree whole-heartedly agree with Brendan that this is NOT a left-right issue but one that concerns the exercise of free speech. It deserves your attention and action. The deadline is June 3rd.