Republicans and Democrats met Tuesday in a House hearing on the Democrats' plan to restore net neutrality protections.
The Save the Internet Act seeks to reinstate the "rules recently deleted by the FCC.
Democratic lawmakers say they plan to "save the internet" — but Republicans say Congress should leave the internet alone.
The FCC's order to roll back the Obama-era Net Neutrality protections goes into effect today.
The FCC acted within its rights to roll back Obama-era net neutrality protections, according to a recent D.C. circuit court ruling. But, that ruling also said states can now put their own protections in place.
FCC voted in December to repeal Obama-era net neutrality protections, which were intended to keep the internet open and fair.
Despite efforts from state officials and members of Congress, there will now be fewer rules governing how Internet providers can operate.
The FCC is set to vote Thursday on repealing “net neutrality” rules, a change that could fundamentally change the future of the internet.
22News explains what net neutrality is, and how the internet might change without it.
Healey is among 21 attorneys general who have filed suit in an effort to block the Federal Communications Commission from repealing the policy.
The FCC voted Thursday to undo President Obama’s net neutrality rules that guaranteed equal access to the internet.
The final tally was 52 to 47, as three Republican senators joined senate Democrats in voting yes Wednesday.
Massachusetts is one of several states that plan to challenge the FCC’s net neutrality decision.
Massachusetts’ attorney general plans to sue the Federal Communications Commission over its vote to repeal net neutrality.
Markey will have to win over the remaining Democratic senators and a handful of Republicans to pass the measure.
These rules barred companies like AT&T, Comcast and Verizon from interfering with internet traffic and favoring their own sites and apps.
Washington became the first state Monday to set up its own net-neutrality requirements.
On Thursday, the FCC repealed Obama-era “net neutrality” rules, junking the longtime principle that all web traffic must be treated equally.
The FCC voted to repeal net neutrality almost two months ago. 22News explains state efforts to ensure consumers have open internet access.
The FCC voted Thursday to undo Obama-era “net neutrality” rules that guaranteed equal access to the internet.
Congressman Richard Neal stopped by our 22News studios Friday morning.
Internet companies are readying for a showdown with telecoms and a Republican-controlled government over net neutrality.
The term “net neutrality” means that Internet providers cannot discriminate when it comes to websites.
An Easthampton City Councilor wants to bring affordable, high quality internet to all residents as a utility bill.
The head of the FCC defended his plan to undo the country’s net-neutrality rules by bringing the culture wars to telecommunications policy.
The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission set out Tuesday to scrap rules around open internet access.
U.S. Sen. Edward Markey is hosting a public town hall event in Framingham to update residents on ongoing actions in Congress.
Senator Ed Markey held a town hall meeting in Amherst Sunday night.
Rules treating the Internet like a utility and prevent companies from blocking or slowing down online traffic have gone into effect.
Montana Governor Steve Bullock announced Tuesday that he is joining the growing list of candidates that are running for president.
Federal Communications Commission votes to regulate internet as a public utility.
The Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission proposed doing away with the idea of fast and slow lanes on the internet.
Wheeler championed the “net nutrality” rules that prevent Internet service providers from favoring their own sites.
Two weeks from today, the Massachusetts Senate will have its third president in the span of eight months.
A self-described “centrist” Democrat, Lang thinks Sen. Edward Markey and the Democratic Party is leaning too far to the left.
New privacy rules would make Internet providers such as cable and phone companies ask your permission before sharing your data.
To get everyone on board with her plan to combat global warming, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen wants to put up 100 billion euros ($130 billion) to help EU nations that still heavily rely on fossil fuels transition to lower emissions. Von der Leyen, who took office this month at the helm of […]