January 26, 2022

Report: FCC’s New Chairman Introduces Plan to Scale Back Net Neutrality Transparency Rules

UPDATED March 7, 2017 American Library Association Adds Name to Coalition Letter to Keep the Net Neutral  ||| Direct to Full Text Letter (8 pages; PDF)

From The Verge:

In an early move as head of the agency, the new chairman of the FCC, Ajit Pai, circulated a plan to close the door on some net neutrality transparency requirements.


Pai has made no secret of his hostility to the net neutrality rules, saying recently that the rules’ “days are numbered.”

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Direct to Full Text of Statement by FCC Chairman Ajit Pai, “On Voting to Protect Small Businesses from Needless Regulation”

See Also: Video: Former Chairman of the FCC, Tom Wheeler, Speaks at Harvard’s Berkman Klein Center (Jan. 26. 2016)

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