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Net Neutrality Update: Obama era Open Internet Rules are out

As expected, the FCC voted to kick off the dismantling of Net Neutrality rules just two years after being approved. This constitutes a return to the Clinton-era Internet regulatory framework. In the space of a...
net neutrality

Net Neutrality Update: Fallout From FCC Chair Ajit Pai’s Speech Last Week

Last Wednesday, April 26th, FCC chair Ajit Pai gave a speech to the Newseum, detailing his plan to repeal the 2015 Open Internet Order. Posted on the FCC website the next day, reactions to Pai's...
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Net Neutrality: Who is Pushing Back on the Ajit Pai Regulatory Compromise?

Trump's new FCC chairman, Ajit Pai, has successfully pushed for the removal of Obama-era net neutrality regulations. His plan, which he has not fully detailed, includes handing over net neutrality policing to the more lax...
net neutrality

Net Neutrality: Congress Just Repealed Internet Privacy

UPDATE 3/28/2017: Today the House of Representatives also confirmed the repeal of new FCC ISP regulations. All that remains is for President Trump to sign the bill. ORIGINAL SYNOPSIS: Obama-era Internet privacy regulations adopted...