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    There's a glimmer of hope for net neutrality yet.

    That's the takeaway from today's victory in the Senate, where 52 Senators, including three Republicans, voted in support of a resolution that would reverse last year's FCC ruling to end net neutrality.

    Though only one step toward bringing back President Obama's 2015 net neutrality regulations, the Senate win was still an important milestone for net neutrality advocates.

    "Make no mistake this is pretty massive, think about how many times the Senate has voted along party lines," says Ernesto Falcon, chief legislative counsel for the Electronic Frontier Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to "defending civil liberties in the digital world." (The Senate is currently majority Republican, but not by much, and Republican lawmakers are generally voting against net neutrality.) Read more...

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    There's a glimmer of hope for net neutrality yet.

    That's the takeaway from today's victory in the Senate, where 52 Senators, including three Republicans, voted in support of a resolution that would reverse last year's FCC ruling to end net neutrality.

    Though only one step toward bringing back President Obama's 2015 net neutrality regulations, the Senate win was still an important milestone for net neutrality advocates.

    "Make no mistake this is pretty massive, think about how many times the Senate has voted along party lines," says Ernesto Falcon, chief legislative counsel for the Electronic Frontier Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to "defending civil liberties in the digital world." (The Senate is currently majority Republican, but not by much, and Republican lawmakers are generally voting against net neutrality.) Read more...

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    (@)Karissa Bell

    Published on 17 May 2018 at 01:07AM

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