We’re seeing a wave of activism against the FCC’s unpopular decision. Local efforts by elected officials are part of the national backlash against the Trump FCC’s attack on the open internet.
Make no mistake: if we want to FCC to do its part to protect a free and open Internet, we can’t let the agency go forward with its plan to abandon net neutrality.
Some of the world’s largest internet companies are planning a day of action in defense of open internet rules now under attack by the Trump administration
A former associate general counsel at Verizon and a consistent opponent of FCC rules intended to protect consumers, Pai fits the mold of other, higher-profile Trump appointees whose experience and ideology run counter to their roles in the administration.
This victory is a testament to the indefatigable work of millions of citizens determined to stand up to corporate lobbies.
"The internet must be fast, fair and open. That is the message I’ve heard from consumers and innovators across this nation. The proposal I present to the commission will ensure the internet remains open."