The Senate voted 52 to 47 to protect current net neutrality rules. Susan Collins of ME, is set to pass the Senate and then be sent to the GOP-led House, where it'll likely go nowhere - and President Donald Trump is unlikely to back it.
The net neutrality regulations, imposed on broadband companies such as AT&T, Verizon and Comcast in 2015, banned the industry from blocking or slowing down websites. Edward Markey, D-Mass., during debate over the resolution.
"Pai's so-called "Restore Internet Freedom" order was built on a mountain of false premises - about the law, the state of investment. and public sentiment", Tim Karr, a consumer advocate at Free Press, tweeted Tuesday.
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The vote was a rare win for Democrats in the Republican-controlled Senate and a rebuke to regulators that approved a sweeping repeal of the Obama rules.
"When the FCC repealed net neutrality they unleashed the fury of the Internet, and it led to a backlash unlike anything ever seen before". Cory Gardner, R-Colo., who runs the Senate GOP's 2018 campaign operation and voted against the resolution. Net neutrality activists delivered a letter from almost 6,000 small businesses to lawmakers across the country earlier this month.
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Internet providers have characterized net neutrality as an issue that has yet to become a problem. Council's governance committee authorized further discussion of Councilman Manny Pelaez's proposal to require Internet providers that do business with the city not to block or prioritize traffic on their networks. That could bode well for the three Senate Republicans who also voted for the measure: Susan Collins (R-ME), John Kennedy (R-LA), and Lisa Murkowski (R-AK). CRA bills allow Congress, with a majority vote in each chamber and the president's signature, to overturn recent agency moves. "The grandparents, the gamers, the gearheads, the geeks, the gif-makers, the Generations X, Y, and Z. This movement to save net neutrality is made up of every walk of American life", he said. Without those, telecom companies could quash competition and free speech on the Internet - a response consumer groups warn is increasingly likely as Netflix and other streaming services eat up the telecoms' bandwidth.
With all of the Democrats voting Yes to reinstate Net Neutrality, and Senator John McCain now battling illness, only one Republican needed to cross party lines in order to pass the vote.
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Republicans overwhelmingly support ending net neutrality because they want to shift regulatory power away from the federal government and toward the private market.