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Sen. Claire McCaskill of Missouri.

Senate Democrats have made a brilliant move to try to save an open internet

Thirty senators will force a to vote on the FCC's decision to roll back net-neutrality rules. But they'll need the support of some Republicans to overturn it.
FCC chairman Ajit Pai

The FCC chairman received death threats before canceling his CES appearance

Death threats reportedly prompted Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai on Wednesday to cancel his appearance at CES, which starts next week.
Federal Communication Commission Chairman Ajit Pai.

The FCC boss, who led the push to kill net neutrality, just cancelled plans to speak at the biggest tech conference of the year

Ajit Pai's appearance at CES might not have gone down too well given how techies feel about the repeal of net neutrality.
FCC Chairman Ajit Pai.

The FCC repealed net neutrality — here’s what that means for you

The repeal of the net neutrality rules would allow broadband providers to block or slow access to particular sites — and to create fast lanes for others.
Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai arrives for his confirmation hearing for a second term as chair of the commission before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill July 19, 2017 in Washington, DC.

The FCC repealed net neutrality — and cable companies fell

The FCC chairman says the new rules will spur growth and investment in the telecom sector, while critics predict nefarious practices could become rampant.
You would no longer be able to access every website on the internet under your current, monthly fee.

The FCC voted to repeal net neutrality — here’s how it could change how much you pay for internet

A repeal of net-neutrality rules means you could be charged extra money to access websites and apps like Netflix or Spotify.

The FCC net neutrality hearing was briefly evacuated so police dogs could search the room ‘on advice of security’

Canine units were brought into the meeting room where the FCC was holding its vote on net neutrality.

Republican Sen. Susan Collins is calling on the FCC to cancel the net-neutrality vote

Sens. Susan Collins and Angus King urged Ajit Pai to cancel the vote so Congress and the Federal Communications Commission could hold public hearings.
Reddit CEO Steve Huffman

Reddit and its users are ratcheting up their opposition to the FCC’s imminent repeal of its net neutrality rules

Reddit users named congressional opponents of net neutrality and posted how much they'd received in campaign donations from the telecommunications industry.