Republicans’ ‘Internet Freedom Act’ Does Away With Net Neutrality

Republican Marsha Blackburn filed legislation that she calls the “Internet Freedom Act” in an attempt to overturn the Federal Communications Commission’s net neutrality rules, which were voted on by the FCC last week.

These rules essentially give the FCC power to regulate the Internet, in a way that would prevent Internet service providers such as Comcast from speeding up or slowing down certain websites.

FCC’s rules “shall have no force or effect, and the Commission may not reissue such rule in substantially the same form, or issue a new rule that is substantially the same as such rule, unless the reissued or new rule is specifically authorized by a law enacted after the date of the enactment of this Act,” says the Internet Freedom Act.

Read the Full Article: Source – Tech Times

source not found

Related Article

Leave a Reply