Trump’s FCC Chair Just Declared War on Obama’s Net Neutrality Rules

Vox discusses the Federal Communication Commission’s net neutrality rules with Ryan Radia. 

Now, surprisingly, Republicans like Sen. John Thune (R-SD), the chair of the Senate Commerce Committee, are still seeking a compromise even though they now control the FCC.

“Whenever an agency isn’t sure what authority it has, going to Congress and asking them to intervene is to me the ideal approach,” said Ryan Radia, a network neutrality skeptic at the Competitive Enterprise Institute. “Whether the Democrats are willing to work with Thune is an open question.”

But so far, Democrats and liberal activists haven’t been impressed with the Republican proposals. They argue that it would hamstring the FCC too much, rendering the agency incapable of adapting the rules to fit changing technologies.

Read the full article at Vox.