Thursday, 15 November 2018

FCC chairman sounds death knell for net neutrality

By Nick Wood, Total Telecom
Tuesday 21 November 17

U.S. watchdog to vote on 14 December on Ajit Pai's proposal to return to light-touch regulation

The countdown to the end of U.S. net neutrality rules officially began on Tuesday, after Federal Communications Commission (FCC) chairman Ajit Pai confirmed that the regulator will hold a vote on 14 December on his proposal to scrap them. Pai has circulated a draft of his so-called "Restoring Internet Freedom Order" among his fellow commissioners, and will make it publicly available tomorrow. Under his proposal…

The countdown to the end of U.S. net neutrality rules officially began on Tuesday, after Federal Communications Commission (FCC) chairman Ajit Pai confirmed that the regulator will hold a vote on 14 December on his proposal to scrap them. Pai has circulated a draft of his so-called "Restoring Internet Freedom Order" among his fellow commissioners, and will make it publicly available tomorrow. Under his proposal…

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