House of Representatives passes bill to restore net neutrality
12 April, 2019, 17:39
"The Internet is free and open, while faster broadband is being deployed across America".
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Still, around 86 percent of Americans (including 82 percent of Republicans) opposed the FCC'snet neutrality repeal, according to a survey previous year by the Program for Public Consultation at the University of Maryland.
The concept of net neutrality has become a partisan issue, which makes the fate of net neutrality rules dependent on whether Democrats or Republicans hold majority control. This bill would force the FCC to regulate the internet in the same way it regulates TV for example. Companies like Netflix have advocated for net neutrality, finding themselves on the opposite side of large service providers like Comcast and AT&T. According to Mike Doyle (D-PA), the bill's main sponsor, it also reaffirms the FCC's power and authority. They were highly partisan in Washington and came after a decade of telecom-industry resistance.
When it rolled back the regulations, the FCC included a provision barring states from issuing their own net neutrality rules. The effort to repeal it stemmed from the drive to curb the ability of internet providers to erect gates around content. Proponents of net neutrality say it prevents private companies from dictating the flow of information on the internet.
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