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(Source: Pew Research Center)

➢ Roughly half of U.S. adults (48%) now say the government should take steps to restrict false information, even if it means losing some freedom to access and published content

➢ The share of adults who say freedom of information should be protected, even if it means some misinformation is published online, has dropped from 58% in 2018 to 50%.

➢ 59% of adults continue to say tech companies should take steps to restrict misinformation online.

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“The Senate made great strides last week in passing the largest infrastructure spending bill in U.S. history… The House should waste no time in passing this badly needed measure while expanding its scope to include support for all viable broadband technologies demanded today by comsumers… Fiber is an effective broadband solution in many areas of the country, But an often-overlooked technology that more and more consumers are demanding is fixed wireless—an efficient, competitive and popular high-speed alternative… A comprehensive fiber network connecting every home can take years to deploy. In these situations, fixed wireless technology fortunately can provide a high-quality, lower-cost solution that can be deployed more rapidly than fiber… Our experience as regulators has shown us that a one-size-fits-all policy is rarely the solution, especially for macro-level challenges such as promoting connectivity to all… We must pursue an all-of-the-above approach that will get everyone connected, no matter where they live.”

– Former FCC commissioners Mignon Clyburn and Robert McDowell in an op-ed for Roll Call

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