Dems Say Net Neutrality Bill Would Throttle 'Unjust' Practices

By Matt Bernardini (April 9, 2019, 8:07 PM EDT) -- A day ahead of a vote set for Wednesday, Democratic lawmakers urged their colleagues to support a bill that would undo the Federal Communications Commission's repeal of Obama-era net neutrality protections, while Republicans warned their approach threatened a government takeover of the internet.

The Save the Internet Act of 2019, up for a House vote Wednesday, would overturn a 2017 vote by the FCC that scrapped a slate of online protections. The bill would reinstate the now-repealed 2015 Open Internet Order, which prohibited internet service providers from blocking, slowing down or granting paid priority to web content, as well as revive...

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