FCC will end net neutrality June 11 as Democrats lead the vote to block the repeal

The Federal Communicatis Commissi today announced that the net neutrality rules will officially end in the United States June 11, 2018 (via Reuters ). The FCC voted 3 to 2 in favor of the repeal of the rules last December, a repeal that was then formalized with registrati in the Federal Register in February.

Multi-state lawsuits quickly arose to try to block net neutrality, and now more than a dozen Democratic senators have decided to force a vote a proposal that would restore net neutrality protectis. According to CNN the vote should pass in frt of the Senate, but will face a "tough battle" in the Republican majority House of Representatives, and "would probably be vetoed" by President Trump when he was getting this far.


Yet Democratic Senator Ed Markey cited the dynamics of the proposal, with the Senate vote expected to occur in the middle of next week.

"Our intenti is to pass it in the Senate, the momentum is accelerating," he said. "We expect that there will be csiderable momentum in the Senate and 160 will quickly grow towards the 218 we need to have a vote there too."

"When we pass this to the Senate, when we move it to the House of Representatives, when it is clear that the electorate is 86% in favor of this issue, we would have a political storm all over the country if President Trump announced that he would veto these protectis, replacing them with exactly nothing, "he said

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