• FCC Plans Net Neutrality Rollback For June 11; Senate Democrats Plan A Key Challenge

    8 monthes ago - By NPR

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  • FCC sets 'net neutrality' repeal for June 11, Senate to vote

    FCC sets 'net neutrality' repeal for June 11, Senate to vote

    8 monthes ago - By Chron

    NEW YORK - The Federal Communications Commission has set June 11 as the repeal date for "net neutrality" rules meant to prevent broadband companies from exercising more control over what people watch and see on the internet.
    Among other things, the rules prohibited companies such as Comcast, AT&T and Verizon from favoring some services and apps over others.
    FCC Chairman Ajit Pai says the repeal aims to replace "heavy-handed" rules with a "light-touch" approach to internet regulation.
    The FCC voted in December to gut the rules.
    Currently, more than half of states have introduced legislation...
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  • Net neutrality will officially die on June 11

    8 monthes ago - By Tech Crunch

    After months of tension and a variety of smaller milestones, the FCC order voiding 2015's net neutrality rules and instating its own, much weaker ones will finally take effect on June 11, the agency's chairman Ajit Pai said today .
    Although the rule was approved in December, entered into the Federal Register in February, and under ordinary circumstances would have taken effect in April, “Restoring Internet Freedom” had one extra step that needed to be taken.
    The Office of Management and Budget needed to take a look at the rule because it changed how the industry reported information to the...
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  • FCC Announces When Net Neutrality Will Cease to Exist

    8 monthes ago - By Fortune

    Net neutrality now has an official expiration date.
    The Federal Communications Commission has issued a notice saying it will end existing open Internet rules on June 10. Proponents of the rules, which prevent Internet providers from blocking or slowing websites, are now pinning their hopes on a Congressional vote .
    BREAKING: The FCC just confirmed that NetNeutrality rules will officially end in June unless Congress votes to block the repeal
    Contact your lawmakers NOW!
    - Fight for the Future May 10, 2018
    On Wednesday, May 9th, we officially file the petition to force a vote. If you don't...
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