• Senator Schatz: Net neutrality vote is a chance for Republicans to show they're independent

    10 days ago - By TheBoyGeniusReport

    Yesterday, in a move that took a few people by surprise, the Senate voted 52-47 in favor of a bill that would reverse last year's contentious decision by the Federal Communications Commission to undo the 2015 net neutrality rules. One of the cosponsors of the bill was Sen. Brian Schatz, Democrat of Hawaii, and ranking Democrat on the subcommittee that oversees the FCC.
    The bill uses the Congressional Review Act to overturn rules recently put in place by a federal agency. Although the bill has passed the Senate, it will also have to be passed by the House, where Republicans have a more...
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  • Registered voters across parties support the Senate's decision to overturn the repeal on net neutrality

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

    10 days 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

    10 days 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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  • Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey meets with senators to discuss net neutrality, privacy - CNET

    10 days ago - By CNET

    The meeting comes hot on the heels of Senate Democrats' vote to turn back the Federal Communications Commission's repeal of net neutrality.
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