FCC votes to begin reversing Net Neutrality Rules

  • 05/24/2017
  • Press Corp
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The Federal Communications Commission voted 2-1 to begin the process of reversing the Obama administration's net neutrality rules.

Chairman Ajit Pai said this is "just the beginning," as his proposal will now be open to public comment for 90 days. Pai said eliminating Title II net neutrality rules would return the FCC to a "Clinton-era style of light touch regulation" over the Internet.

The Obama-era Title II rules classified Internet service providers as utilities, instead of information services, for the first time in history. The rules subjected ISPs to broad government regulation and rules for how companies can manage traffic over their own networks.

Read more at The Washington Free Beacon
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