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Sen. McCain Introduces Legislation to Kill Proposed FCC Net Neutrality Rules

Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., on Thursday introduced legislation prohibiting the Federal Communications Commission from implementing the Network neutrality rules that it kicked off on Thursday. The two-page bill is a naked prohibition upon the FCC: the agency “shall not propose, promulgate, or issue any regulations regarding the Internet or IP-enabled services.” Click here for a copy of the bill.

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Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., on Thursday introduced legislation prohibiting the Federal Communications Commission from implementing the Network neutrality rules that it kicked off on Thursday. The two-page bill is a naked prohibition upon the FCC: the agency “shall not propose, promulgate, or issue any regulations regarding the Internet or IP-enabled services.” 

Click here for a copy of the bill: 102109-mccain-legislation-on-net-neutrality

The bill does, however permit the promulgation of FCC rules passed prior to the date that the bill were to be passed, as well as regulations dealing with the Communications Assistance for Law Enforcement Act, as well as actions deemed necessary “to prevent damage to the national security of the United States; to ensure the public safety; to assist or facilitate any actions taken by a Federal or State law enforcement agency; or to ensure solvency of the Universal Service Fund established under section 254 of the Communications Act of 1934.”

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Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., on Thursday introduced legislation prohibiting the Federal Communications Commission from implementing the Network neutrality rules that it kicked off on Thursday. The two-page bill is a naked prohibition upon the FCC: the agency “shall not propose, promulgate, or issue any regulations regarding the Internet or IP-enabled services.” 

Click here for a copy of the bill: 102109-mccain-legislation-on-net-neutrality

The bill does, however permit the promulgation of FCC rules passed prior to the date that the bill were to be passed, as well as regulations dealing with the Communications Assistance for Law Enforcement Act, as well as actions deemed necessary “to prevent damage to the national security of the United States; to ensure the public safety; to assist or facilitate any actions taken by a Federal or State law enforcement agency; or to ensure solvency of the Universal Service Fund established under section 254 of the Communications Act of 1934.”

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Discussion of Broadband Breakfast Club Virtual Event on High-Capacity Applications and Gigabit Connectivity

WASHINGTON, September 24, 2013 – The Broadband Breakfast Club released the first video of its Broadband Breakfast Club Virtual Event, on “How High-Capacity Applications Are Driving Gigabit Connectivity.”

The dialogue featured Dr. Glenn Ricart, Chief Technology Officer, US IGNITESheldon Grizzle of GigTank in Chattanooga, Tennessee; Todd MarriottExecutive Director of UTOPIA, the Utah Telecommunications Open Infrastructure Agency, and Drew ClarkChairman and Publisher, BroadbandBreakfast.com.

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Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., on Thursday introduced legislation prohibiting the Federal Communications Commission from implementing the Network neutrality rules that it kicked off on Thursday. The two-page bill is a naked prohibition upon the FCC: the agency “shall not propose, promulgate, or issue any regulations regarding the Internet or IP-enabled services.” 

Click here for a copy of the bill: 102109-mccain-legislation-on-net-neutrality

The bill does, however permit the promulgation of FCC rules passed prior to the date that the bill were to be passed, as well as regulations dealing with the Communications Assistance for Law Enforcement Act, as well as actions deemed necessary “to prevent damage to the national security of the United States; to ensure the public safety; to assist or facilitate any actions taken by a Federal or State law enforcement agency; or to ensure solvency of the Universal Service Fund established under section 254 of the Communications Act of 1934.”

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Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., on Thursday introduced legislation prohibiting the Federal Communications Commission from implementing the Network neutrality rules that it kicked off on Thursday. The two-page bill is a naked prohibition upon the FCC: the agency “shall not propose, promulgate, or issue any regulations regarding the Internet or IP-enabled services.” 

Click here for a copy of the bill: 102109-mccain-legislation-on-net-neutrality

The bill does, however permit the promulgation of FCC rules passed prior to the date that the bill were to be passed, as well as regulations dealing with the Communications Assistance for Law Enforcement Act, as well as actions deemed necessary “to prevent damage to the national security of the United States; to ensure the public safety; to assist or facilitate any actions taken by a Federal or State law enforcement agency; or to ensure solvency of the Universal Service Fund established under section 254 of the Communications Act of 1934.”

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