Senate Democrats used a procedural maneuver and managed to get just enough support from a few Republican colleagues to overturn the repeal of net neutrality that was put into place by Trump's FCC chairman.
Senate Democrats have announced that they will force Republicans to hold a vote on saving net neutrality on Wednesday.
Democrats in the United States Senate have begun their formal effort to bring to the Senate floor a vote on restoring net neutrality protections.
“I believe that today kicks off the most important day for the internet that the Senate has ever seen,” said Sen. Ed Markey (D-Mass.), who is the leader of the net neutrality push in the Senate.
Senate Democrats along with Republican Sen. Susan Collins of Maine have filed a petition to force a vote on a bill to protect net neutrality before June 12.
Technology companies including Alphabet Inc and Facebook Inc on Thursday threw their weight behind a congressional bid to reverse the Trump administration’s plan to repeal Obama-era rules designed to protect an open internet.
Fast food company Burger King is taking on the Trump administration's decision to reverse the landmark 2015 net neutrality rules and making fun of the top U.S. telecommunications regulator in doing so.
Senate Democrats have already forced a vote on a bill to protect net neutrality, and on Tuesday, Democrats announced that they are now just one vote short of passing the bill in the Senate.
The U.S. Federal Communications Commission is expected on Thursday to rescind rules aimed at ensuring a free and open internet, as protesters gathered to oppose the change.
Republican Sen. Susan Collins of Maine became the first GOP Senator to oppose the Trump supported FCC plan to repeal net neutrality.
In a statement that was loaded with doublespeak, FCC Chair Ajit Pai announced a vote on a plan that would put control of what internet users see and use in the hands of big Internet Service Providers like Verizon and Comcast.
Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) unloaded on the FCC after they voted 2-1 to roll back net neutrality protections and in essence destroy the internet.
After FCC Chairman Ajit Pai said in a speech that he wants to reverse net neutrality rules and end open and free Internet, Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) went off and vowed to fight the Chairman's proposal to destroy the Internet.
President Obama is threatening to veto a backdoor attempt by House Republicans to kill net neutrality.
House Republicans are trying to block the new net neutrality rules passed by the FCC, and are turning a victory for the open internet into an Obama conspiracy theory.
In two separate statements, Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) praised the passage of the FCC's new net neutrality rules. Franken called the rules an enormous victory for the American people, while Sanders said that the success of net neutrality shows that ordinary Americans can win when they stand up to corporations.
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler made it official. He is going to propose the strongest rules ever to protect net neutrality. This is a big political victory for President Obama and his party but is even more gigantic for every American, who uses the Internet.
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) responded to Sen. Al Franken's (D-MN) claim that the Texas senator doesn't know what net neutrality is with a video that proved Franken's point. Cruz is utterly clueless as to what net neutrality does.
Sen. Al Franken was having none of Ted Cruz's intentional idiocy and propaganda. On CNN's State Of The Union, Franken took down Cruz by explaining that the Texas Senator was completely wrong and didn't know what he was talking about on net neutrality.
In a strong statement, President Obama pushed back against the corporate takeover of the Internet by urging the FCC to implement the strongest rules to protect net neutrality.
The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TRP), a secretive trade agreement, could criminalize your use of the Internet or even terminate it