The US Senate today voted to reverse the Federal Communications Commission's repeal of net neutrality rules, with all Democrats and three Republicans voting in favor of net neutrality. The Senate approved a Congressional Review Act (CRA) resolution that would simply undo the FCC's December 2017 vote to deregulate the broadband industry. If the CRA is approved by the House and … [Read more...] about Senate votes to overturn Ajit Pai’s net neutrality repeal
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Democracy Dies in Darkness Sections Home Try 1 month for $1 Username Sign In Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Subscribe Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Accessibility for screenreader The Switch by Brian Fung … [Read more...] about Net neutrality is getting a big vote in the Senate today. Here’s what to expect.
In March, Ajit Pai, the 45-year-old chair of the Federal Communications Commission, took to the internet—a community he joyfully inhabits and grudgingly regulates—to pay tribute to his favorite movie. “It’s not just, like, my opinion, man: 20 years ago today, #TheBigLebowski—the greatest film in the history of cinema—was released,” Pai … [Read more...] about This Is Ajit Pai, Nemesis of Net Neutrality
The Obama-era net neutrality rules passed in 2015 are officially dead. As of Monday, the regulations are no longer in the rule book, and the final step of removing them, spearheaded by the Republican-led agency, is complete. Though many people agree with the basic principles of net neutrality, these specific rules have been a lightning rod for controversy. That's because to get … [Read more...] about Here’s what you need to know about net neutrality
The American Civil Liberties Union is pointing to a potential savior for net neutrality: your local municipal government. The ACLU published a report titled "The Public Internet Option," calling for more municipal governments to offer their own internet service, potentially competing with the likes of telecom and cable companies for subscribers. "In offering public … [Read more...] about The ACLU has a plan to save net neutrality