CPUC Appeals FCC Decision Repealing Net Neutrality

Jon Howard
February 23, 2018

Web browser developer Mozilla Corp and video-sharing website Vimeo Inc IAC.O said on Thursday they had refiled legal challenges meant to block the Trump administration's repeal of landmark net neutrality rules from taking effect. The order appeared in this morning's Federal Register; the Commission voted 3-2 along party lines to pass the "Restoring Internet Freedom" order over strenuous objections from consumer groups and the public, and allegations that numerous pro-order comments received by the FCC were faked and/or from stolen identities and possibly the result of Russian interference.

Though students would still be able to access these services, it is unlikely they would be a priority for internet service providers when it comes to determining the access speed. "That is why today, immediately after the order was published, Mozilla re-filed our suit challenging the FCC net neutrality order". Once released, state attorneys general and Congress can make moves to rescind the order from taking effect.

On Thursday, Senator Richard Blumenthal, who said the Senate is one vote short in its effort to save net neutrality, visited a few start up companies in New Haven.

With the official publishing of Pai's order to the Federal Register happening Thursday, expect to see more lawsuits aiming to defend net neutrality hitting any day now.

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"It turned a blind eye to all kinds of corruption in our public record - from Russian intervention to fake comments to stolen identities in our files", she said. "The FCC is on the wrong side of history and the wrong side of the law and it deserves to have its handiwork revisited, reexamined, and ultimately reversed". He also eked out support from one Republican, Sen. The FCC voted to repeal the rules on December 14. What it does do is act as a starting pistol of sorts for repeal opponents.

Even if repeal opponents do comprise a majority in the Senate, any resolution they pass must then go before the members of the House of Representatives, who will likely shoot it down.

In addition to NY, attorneys general from California, Connecticut, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Hawaii, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Mississippi, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia and Washington joined Thursday's petition.

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