Variety – What’s Next for Net Neutrality: A Summer Battle

PCV notes that Senator John Thune (R-SD), Chairman of the Commerce Committee, has called for a legislative fix to end the debate.

May 20, 2017

‘The distraction of a potential all-consuming White House scandal is of concern to advocates banking on a public outcry over healthcare and the internet, in particular net neutrality, an issue that can easily get into the policy weeds.

So far, many people have noticed.

More than 2 million people have weighed in on the latest FCC proposal, which would repeal the commission’s 2015 designation of internet service as a common carrier, or “Title II” in regulatory terms. To many net neutrality advocates, such a move would weaken and undermine the rules, which prohibit ISPs from discriminating in how they deliver content to the consumer.’

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