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Full Text of FCC’s order rolling back Net Neutrality released

At the end of last week, the FCC released the final order to roll back 2015’s Net Neutrality rules. The 539-page order has few changes from the draft first circulated in November and voted on along party lines by the Republican-controlled commission on December 14. ALA is working with allies…

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After the FCC vote: continuing the fight for net neutrality

On December 14, a majority of FCC commissioners voted to gut net neutrality protections, limiting the power of ISPs to block, throttle, degrade or assign preference to some online content and services over others. This 3-2 vote to roll back strong, enforceable net neutrality protections was made in the face…

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This week’s activities to save net neutrality

This Thursday, the FCC is expected to vote on a proposal from Chairman Ajit Pai that would rollback the strong, enforceable net neutrality protections established in 2015. The meeting will be webcast, 10:30 am – 12:30 pm EST. As John Lewis said, “Every voice matters, and we cannot let the…

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Keep the pressure on Congress to protect net neutrality

Nearly 9,000 advocates have raised a library voice in favor of net neutrality over the past week, adding significantly to the outcry over the FCC’s draconian draft order rescinding 2015 protections. According to our action center dashboard, 27,319 emails have been sent and, thanks to you, every member of Congress…

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Net neutrality protections eliminated in draft FCC order

Last week, we highlighted a disturbing policy change that we had been anticipating for a while: Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Pai’s plan to roll back the net neutrality rules that require internet service providers to treat all internet traffic and services equally. Between Thanksgiving preparations and leftovers, we have…

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