“How the loss of net neutrality could change the internet”


POLITICO

“The repeal of net neutrality ushers in a new chapter of the internet that could eventually transform the way Americans communicate, shop and consume information online.

The Federal Communications Commission’s party-line vote Thursday to dump the Obama-era rules, which required internet service providers to treat all web traffic equally, opens the door for companies like Verizon and AT&T to experiment with new business models free from government regulation.” MORE

“FCC chairman’s bind: Defend Trump or free speech”


POLITICO

“FCC Chairman Ajit Pai is facing increasing pressure to distance himself from President Donald Trump’s threats against NBC — a course of action that would risk provoking the president’s Twitter-fueled wrath.

Democrats have refused to let the issue die in recent days, with FCC Democratic Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel warning in a weekend television appearance that “history won’t be kind to silence” on Trump’s threats to the First Amendment. Pai could confront public questions about the issue as soon as Tuesday at a telecom law event in Washington, forcing him to choose between his longstanding defense of freedom of speech and the man who made him chairman.” MORE

“Al Franken Explodes And Rips FCC Chairman’s Plan To End Net Neutrality”


POLITICUS USA

After FCC Chairman Ajit Pai said in a speech that he wants to reverse net neutrality rules and end open and free Internet, Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) went off and vowed to fight the Chairman’s proposal to destroy the Internet.

“Demand That Fox Apologize To President Obama After Cursing At Commander In Chief On Live TV”


POLITICUS USA

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“Gauntlet awaits Internet rules”


THE HILL

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“Historic vote set for Internet rules”


THE HILL

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“F.C.C. Net Neutrality Rules Clear Hurdle as Republicans Concede to Obama”


NEW YORK TIMES

Senator John Thune, Republican of South Dakota, said that Democrats were lining up with President Obama in favor of the F.C.C. position on net neutrality. Credit Jabin Botsford/The New York Times

Senator John Thune, Republican of South Dakota, said that Democrats were lining up with President Obama in favor of the F.C.C. position on net neutrality. Credit Jabin Botsford/The New York Times

“GOP makes U-turn on net neutrality”


POLITICO

The Republican bill “gives the protections that the president and FCC say they want, and does it in a legally sustainable way,” according to Rep. Greg Walden (R-Ore.), the chairman of the House telecom subcommittee. | AP Photo

The Republican bill “gives the protections that the president and FCC say they want, and does it in a legally sustainable way,” according to Rep. Greg Walden (R-Ore.), the chairman of the House telecom subcommittee. | AP Photo

President Obama gives his position on protecting the Internet . . .


“Rachel Maddow Decries Financial ‘Scams’ At Conservative Groups”


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