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Sneak Attack on Net Neutrality Picks Up Steam in Congress


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Sneak Attack on Net Neutrality Picks Up Steam in Congress

Amy Kroin

“Maybe every so often we can be on the side of the American people,” Rep. Jose Serrano said, “and not corporations.”

Those are fighting words — but unfortunately the House majority doesn’t seem to be heeding them. Not when it comes to Net Neutrality.

On Wednesday, the House appropriations committee voted against two amendments — one from Serrano, one from Rep. Nita Lowey — to remove anti-Net Neutrality language from a must-pass government-funding package.


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Not voting, to show our displeasure with Democrats, didn't work. The Republicans took the House and the Senate. We need to try voting.


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If we like seeing that kind of treason, all we need to do is keep on voting for democrats and republicans.

Works every time.


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"The anti-Net Neutrality provisions — buried deep within this 158-page bill — would strip the FCC of the money it needs to enforce its open Internet protections."
It didn't magically appear, so who put the provisions in the bill?