FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr praised Florida Governor Ron DeSantis in a statement on Wednesday after the governor pressed President Joe Biden to step up and act in response to the crackdown in Cuba by providing the Cuban people internet access after the island’s communist dictatorship cutoff access as it cracked down on demonstrators that participated in pro-freedom protests over the weekend.
“Governor DeSantis’s call for the Biden Administration to provide the necessary support for American businesses to deliver Internet service to the Cuban people is exactly right,” Carr said in a statement. “While Cuba’s communist regime is blocking Internet access in an effort to hide their brutal crackdown on freedom, American enterprises have the technical capability to beam connectivity to the Cuban people and help power their real and ongoing struggle for life and liberty. With the backing and authorization of the federal government, these private sector innovators can get to work immediately.”
Carr said that the U.S. must immediately “expand