In a last-ditch effort to stop the FCC from adopting regulations to keep the Internet open, the two Republican commissioners are asking the chairman to delay the vote.
Republicans on the Federal Communications Commission and in Congress question the White House's influence over the agency, and claim dire consequences if the broadband industry undergoes stricter regulations.
A bill introduced Friday claims to protect Internet openness without reclassifying broadband as a utility. But it also guts the FCC's regulatory authority.
In the great American tradition of weird political stunts comes the 8-bit video game "Giopi: 2014 Mission Majority."
In a 3-2 vote, the agency decides to apply the same rules that govern telephone service to broadband, with the hope that it ensures the fair and equal treatment of all traffic on the Internet.
Technically Incorrect: The Republican stalwart says he has other people doing his e-mailing for him.
Sen. Al Franken says regulating the Internet like a telephone service is the only way the FCC could withstand legal challenges from the telecom industry.
Technically Incorrect: From "Shark Tank" to "Sharknado" is but one fin-flap for the tech entrepreneur and Dallas Mavericks owner. His co-star is Republican commentator Anne Coulter.
A 3-2 vote is the first step in allowing municipalities all over the country to offer their own Internet service in the name of competition.
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