By John Eggerton, Multichannel News, 8-11-20

Online video streaming site Vimeo has asked the FCC to “summarily and promptly” dismiss a petition by the Trump Administration asking the FCC to come up with a regime for regulating online speech.

It said the Administration does not have the authority to ask the FCC for the framework and the FCC does not have the authority to comply.

In its request, Vimeo called the petition “retaliation by the highest government official in the country [President Trump] against a private speaker’s unquestionable exercise of free speech.”

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