FCC Repeals Landmark Obama-Era Net Neutrality Rules

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Proponents of net neutrality protest against Federal Communication Commission Chairman Ajit Pai outside the American Enterprise Institute before his arrival May 5, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

The Federal Communications Commission voted Thursday to repeal net neutrality rules which regulate internet service providers. The Obama Administration rules barred broadband providers from blocking websites or charging for certain content or services. The Republican-led commission voted along party lines in the face of widespread protest and criticism. We'll talk about what the repeal could mean for consumers and technology companies.

Guests:
Anna Eshoo, U.S. Representative for California's 18th congressional district
April Glaser, technology writer, Slate
Brian Fung, technology reporter, Washington Post
Chris Kelly, chairman, Fandor; former general counsel of Facebook

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