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FCC Republicans to revisit net neutrality rules in new year

Thursday 22 December 2016 | 14:26 CET | News
The Republican appointees on the FCC have said they plan to look again at the regulator's net neutrality rule in the new year. In a letter to five industry lobby groups, Commissioners Michael O'Reilly and Ajit Pai said they hope to restore the exemption to the transparency rules for small operators, which expired earlier in December. Both commissioners opposed the FCC's Open Internet order passed in 2015, and prior to the expiry of small operator exemption, attempted to have the latter extended and expanded, to providers with less than 250,000 customers. They said they would not support any

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