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United States Senate Votes To Restore Net Neutrality

Posted On: May 16, 2018   |   Posted By: Android Headlines

The United States Senate voted today in favor of reinstating Net Neutrality regulations, and essentially voting against the recent repeal of those regulations by the Federal Communications Commission under current chairperson, Ajit Pai. The vote, which was largely led by Democrats is now being seen as a win by supporters of net neutrality, although in reality it remains to be seen as to how much it will impact on the current situation.
The current vote was brought forward through the use of the Congressional Review Act which primarily acts to voice a clear and loud disapproval of actions and rules set out by a federal agency, in this case, the FCC, by way of a majority vote. This is largely the extent to its immediate benefit in this instance, however, as the issue will now be raised, and also have to be voted on in much the same way by the House of Representatives. From then on, it would also need to then be approved by President Donald Trump. Providing it does make it passed those additional...

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