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Federal Communications Commission is expected to announce plans to repeal the agency’s 2015 net neutrality rules on Wednesday.Chairman Ajit Pai, a Republican, will likely announce a plan to reverse course on the 2-year-old regulations and end the agency’s classification of broadband as a regulated, common-carrier service.
In a Wednesday speech, Pai will reportedly announce that he is scheduling a vote for the FCC’s May 18 meeting┬áto begin the process of repealing the rules.[ Read ’em and weep: 5 ways your ISP is screwing you. | 5 more ways your ISP is screwing you. | Cut to the key news in technology trends and IT breakthroughs with the InfoWorld Daily newsletter, our summary of the top tech happenings. ]
Pai has called the net neutrality rules a mistake that “injected tremendous uncertainty into the broadband market.” President Donald Trump, who appointed Pai as the FCC’s chairman, has also criticized the regulations.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

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