With FCC’s Order Sent to Senate, Internet Defenders Inch Toward Vote to Restore Net Neutrality

With one more vote needed to reverse panel’s unpopular vote, internet freedom groups are putting pressure on Republican senators by Julia Conley, staff writer at Common Dreams Open Internet advocates and lawmakers were urging supporters on Friday to help secure one last vote in the Senate in favor of reversing the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) …

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GOP Lawmakers’ Many Privacy Hypocrisies

by Dana Floberg, contributor at CommonDreams Internet users took a hard loss this week in the fight for broadband privacy and internet freedom — but if you listen to the Republican lawmakers who trashed our privacy rights, you’d think they’d done the opposite. “Consumers deserve to have the autonomy to control their information and their internet …

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Speaker Ryan Announces GOP’s First CRA Repeal—DOI’s Stream Protection Rule

Today, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) signed H.J. Res. 38, a joint resolution disapproving the Department of Interior’s stream protection rule under the Congressional Review Act. The House passed this CRA on Wednesday and the Senate followed suit on Thursday. Speaker Ryan released the following statement: “This is the first repeal of President Obama’s policies …

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