Rep. Pallone Says FCC Plan Would ‘Sabotage’ Net Neutrality

Law360, Washington (May 3, 2017, 7:00 PM EDT) -- Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai’s proposal to roll back the 2015 Open Internet Order is an attack that supports monopolistic interests and threatens democracy, Rep. Frank Pallone, D-N.J., said Wednesday.

Pallone, who is the ranking member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, slammed Pai’s draft proposal, set for a vote at the commission’s May 18 meeting, and said Hill Democrats have no reason to believe the Republicans supporting it have any real intention to replace net neutrality rules with meaningful protections after nixing the...
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