Thursday, February 9, 2017

Senate Dems Urge 'Political Firestorm' Over GOP FCC's Net Neutrality Attacks
"Pai has long opposed net neutrality rules and sided with corporations over consumers, but his power as a commissioner had been limited until former chair Tom Wheeler resigned at the end of President Barack Obama's term. Under President Donald Trump, Pai on Friday issued "delegated authority"—the commission's version of executive orders—bypassing the democratic process, to attack key protections and enable media consolidation."