System.NullReferenceException: Object reference not set to an instance of an object. at DotNetNuke.Framework.DefaultPage.OnLoad(EventArgs e) in e:\websites\tvtechnology.com\public_html\Default.aspx.cs:line 791 House Subcommittee Schedules Vote to Reverse Net Neutrality | TvTechnology

House Subcommittee Schedules Vote to Reverse Net Neutrality

March 1, 2011

WASHINGTON: The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology will vote tomorrow to repeal network neutrality rules. The subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Greg Walden (R-Ore.), intends to role back regulations approved by the Federal Communications Commission last December prohibiting Internet Service Providers from substantially manipulating traffic on their networks. Republicans have long opposed so-called “network neutrality” rules, or as the Republican-led subcommittee puts it, “the Federal Communications Commission’s controversial Internet regulations.”

Walden himself is the sponsor of the joint resolution, with the co-sponsorship of the subcommittee’s Republican members. It simply states that the FCC’s rules “shall have no force or effect.”

The vote is scheduled for Wednesday, March 2, and 9:30 a.m.

-- Deborah McAdams

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