Net Neutrality to Face Fateful Vote on April 25

Net Neutrality to Face Fateful Vote on April 25
Net Neutrality to Face Fateful Vote on April 25

Net Neutrality Vote Scheduled for April 25

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will hold a vote on April 25 to reinstate net neutrality rules, prohibiting internet service providers (ISPs) from blocking, throttling, or creating paid fast lanes for internet traffic.

Title II Authority and Broadband Regulation

The proposal, spearheaded by FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel, aims to restore the FCC's Title II authority over broadband services, which classifies ISPs as common carriers like landline phone service. This authority would empower the FCC to oversee and regulate broadband, ensuring open and fair access to the internet.

Historical Context and Public Sentiment

In 2015, the FCC passed net neutrality rules under Rosenworcel's leadership, but they were overturned in 2017 under the Trump administration. While the current proposal has garne

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