Senate Votes to Restore Net Neutrality

Discussion in 'Gaming News' started by Brian Barnett, May 16, 2018 at 5:02 PM.

  1. The United States Senate has voted to overturn the FCC repeal of Net Neutrality with a vote of 52 for to 47 against.

    According to CNET, Democrats were able to eke out a victory by utilizing the Congressional Review Act, which gives Congress 60 legislative days to undo a federal agency regulation.

    Although this is a victory for Net Neutrality advocates, it still needs to pass the House of Representatives, and President Trump needs to sign the resolution to complete the process. Even if the resolution fails at either of those points, however, over 24 states are considering legislation to grant those protections, and Washington has already become the first state to turn that legislation into law.

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