• Net neutrality could face a powerful foe in Trump's nominee for attorney general

    6 days ago - By Fast Company

    Willam P. Barr, who was nominated today to be the nation's top law enforcement official, has long opposed net neutrality rules, which would be welcome news for major ISPs like Verizon, AT&T, and Comcast.
    Corporations that have spent millions to gut Obama-era net neutrality laws may soon get more influential help to thwart state measures aimed at protecting consumers from having to pay extra for internet “fast lanes.”
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  • Everything You Need to Know About Donald Trump's Attorney General Nominee William Barr

    6 days ago - By Fortune

    President Donald Trump nominated William P. Barr for attorney general Friday, calling the lawyer “one of the most respected jurists in the country” and saying he was “my first choice from day one.”
    Barr previously held this position from 1991 to 1993 under former president George H. W. Bush , after raising through the ranks of the Justice Department following his work at the CIA. Since then, he's held various positions in law firms and companies like Verizon .
    While he has ample support from Republican leaders, Barr is likely to be scrutinized by Democrats hoping to ensure the protection...
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