• Registered voters across parties support the Senate's decision to overturn the repeal on net neutrality

    3 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Five months after the FCC decided to repeal the net-neutrality regulations put in place by the Obama administration, the US Senate voted 52-47 to overturn its decision.
    To recap: The 2015 net-neutrality regulation says internet traffic should be treated equally, rather than being affected by the power or resources of individual service providers. Advocates of the regulation say this will prevent sites from paying their way to faster service and create a more equal internet, while critics say it'll stifle innovation by removing competition to some degree.
    As this chart from Statista shows...
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  • Senate Votes To Save Net Neutrality Rules Amid Public Outcry, And An Uphill Battle

    Senate Votes To Save Net Neutrality Rules Amid Public Outcry, And An Uphill Battle

    3 monthes ago - By Forbes

    After three Republican senators joined Democrats in moving to block the FCC's repeal of Obama-era internet rules, net neutrality advocates still have a long way to go, and not long to get there.
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  • Is Net Neutrality on the Path to Reinstatement?

    Is Net Neutrality on the Path to Reinstatement?

    3 monthes ago - By RIS Media

    In an action arguably more emblematic than impactful, the Senate voted on Wednesday to overturn the repeal of net neutrality, with the goal of reinstating rules that ban internet service providers from blocking or slowing traffic on the web. Led by Sen. Ed Markey , the measure passed in a 52-47 vote, and now heads to the House , where chances of a passage are slim.
    Enacted in 2015, net neutrality, or the Open Internet Order, is beneficial to the housing industry, according to the National Association of REALTORS®. In December 2017, net neutrality was repealed through the Restoring Internet...
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