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Public interest groups ask FCC to uphold net neutrality

Thursday 9 March 2017 | 15:34 CET | News
A group of 171 public interest groups has written to the FCC chairman and top senators asking them to uphold the FCC's net neutrality rules, passed under the previous administration. The new FCC chairman, Ajit Pai has already announced plans to scale back some rules passed under his predecessor, such as new data protection rules for ISPs, and has previously voiced opposition to the so-called Open Internet order. In particular, he opposed the reclassification of broadband internet as a telecoms service, which allowed the FCC to regulate the services. Groups including the ACLU, Free Press,

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