Scott Statement on Repeal of Net Neutrality Protections

December 14, 2017
Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Bobby Scott (VA-03) issued the following statement after the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted to dismantle Title II net neutrality protections:

“Today’s decision by the FCC will radically alter the internet as we know it and is another example of the Trump Administration siding with the wealthy and corporations instead of working families. Repealing net neutrality protections will only benefit the largest internet service providers at the expense of tech companies and consumers nationwide. Congress should immediately take action to restore Title II of the Communications Act and ensure that internet providers cannot discriminate or stifle innovation or free expression. The internet has become fundamental to almost every aspect of society, and we must ensure it remains free and open.”  

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