FCC sets 'net neutrality' repeal for June 11, Senate to vote
May 11, 2018
NEW YORK (AP) — The Federal Communications Commission has set June 11 as the repeal date for "net neutrality" rules meant to prevent broadband companies from exercising more control over what people watch and see on the internet.
Among other things, the rules prohibited companies such as Comcast, AT&T and Verizon from favoring some services and apps over others.
FCC Chairman Ajit Pai says the repeal aims to replace "heavy-handed" rules with a "light-touch" approach to internet regulation.
The FCC voted in December to gut the rules.
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