Shoe on the Other Foot: FCC is Investigated


(pictured FCC Chair Kevin Martin)

Now the FCC will see how it feels to be investigated. Congress is set to investigate the organization for fairness and tranparency of FCC proceedures.

“We expect to issue a comprehensive document request in the near future,” stated the Congressional letter. “The committee believes that added steps should be taken to ensure the full cooperation of all FCC employees.” The letter was signed by Committee chairman Rep. John Dingell (D-MI) and Rep. Joe Barton (R-TX) The Committee requested FCC Chairman Kevin Martin “to immediately preserve all electronic records, including work e-mail and personal e-mail communications relating to official work of the commission, and calendars and schedules of all employees (and paper copies and versions of those records).”