As expected in a 3-2 vote (along party lines) the FCC voted to rollback net neutrality regulations today.
View Online/Keyword Search Video of the FCC December 14, 2017 Open Meeting (via C-SPAN Video Library)
Net neutrality portion of meeting begins at 1:11:30.
Official Statements From FCC
FCC News Release: “FCC Takes Action to Restore Internet Freedom”
- Statement by Commissioner Ajit Pai
- Statement of Commissioner O’Rielly
- Statement by Comissioner Carr Statement
- Dissenting Statement of Commissioner Mignon L. Clyburn
- Dissenting Statement Of Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel
Statements and Comments
National Association of Realtors: Net Neutrality Rollback Put Consumers, Main Street Businesses on the Defensive in Digital Era, Says Realtors
- State Of Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson Announces Lawsuit To Come On Net Neutrality (Part of Multistate Suit Noted Above)
Read the DRAFT Order
210 pages; PDF.
Items From Prior to the December 14, 2017 Vote
UPDATE December 14 FCC December 2017 Open Meeting Agenda
UPDATE December 13 New York City Area Library Leaders Have Op/Ed Published & Send Letter to Congress Re: Proposed Net Neutrality Rollback
||| Direct to Op/Ed by NYC Library Leaders
||| Direct to Letter from NYC Library Leaders to Sen. Charles Schumer
Note: The open letter was published today by The Verge
UPDATE December 13 Letter From a Number of State Attorneys General to Delay Vote
UPDATE November 30 Digital Library Federation Issues Statement on Proposed Rollback
UPDATE November 29 ARL Issues Statement on Proposed Rollback of Net Neutrality
UPDATE November 27 Larra Clark, Deputy Director of the ALA Office for Information Technology Policy (OITP), Shares First Impressions of Proposed Order to Rollback Net Neutrality (via ALA District Dispatch)
UPDATE (November 22, 2017): We’ve updated this post with the full text of the proposed order.
Congressional Research Service (CRS) Reports
November 21 2017: Draft Order Circulated
Full Text: Statements From Commissioners
Statements/Commentary After Draft Circulated
Brookings: The FCC’s Net Neutrality Proposal: A Shameful Sham that Sells out ConsumersNote: Written by Former FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler
Freedom House: Ending ‘Net Neutrality’ Could Reduce Access to Information
Internet Archive: Net Neutrality & Competition: The Final Days of Internet Freedom
Internet Infrastructure Coalition (i2Coalition): Statement
Mozilla Foundation: Statement on FCC Proposal to Roll Back Net Neutrality in The U.S.
Public Knowledge: FCC Chairman Pai Moves to Strip Americans of Net Neutrality Protections
See Also: PK Net Neutrality Timeline
World Wide Web Foundation: FCC Announces Vote to Scrap Net Neutrality Rules