Regulatory classification

On May 6, 2010, FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski announced that the Commission would soon launch a public process seeking comment on the options for a legal framwork for regulating broadband services.

Chairman Pai defends net neutrality repeal

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai defended the recent repeal of network neutrality rules, saying that the move was necessary to increase competition among internet service providers. “The effects of these regulations were holding

New York Times Sues FCC for Net Neutrality Records

The New York Times is suing the Federal Communications Commission for records the newspaper alleges may reveal possible Russian government interference in a public comment period before the commission rolled back Obama-era network neutrality rules

Chairman Pai says net neutrality debate detracts from broadband access issue

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai said that the controversy over the dismantling of federal network neutrality rules is distracting from "the issue of our time" - universal internet access.

Remarks of Chairman Pai at Hillsdale College in Michigan

At the dawn of the commercial Internet, policymakers faced a fundamental choice. Should we regulate this new thing called the Internet like a lumbering utility? Do we want it to be as innovative as a water company?

Repealed Net Neutrality Regulations Wouldn't Have Applied To Santa Clara County Firefighters

John Kruzel at PolitiFact recently rated as “Half True” the claim that Verizon’s throttling of the data service it provided to the Santa Clara County Fire Prevention District (FPD) during the Mendocino (CA) fires demonstrated the danger of repeali

FCC Chairman Pai Remarks to Maine Policy Heritage Center

My mission and the Federal Communications Commission’s top priority is closing the digital divide and maximizing the benefits of broadband for the American people. The FCC is working to achieve that goal with the help of market principles.

Sen. Harris asks Kavanaugh to recuse himself from upcoming net neutrality cases

While Supreme Court justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh‘s views on network neutrality were not brought up much during his televised confirmation hearings, several senators asked him about the internet protections in follow-up questions that he respond

FCC Chairman Pai helped Charter kill consumer-protection rules in Minnesota

A court ruling that limits state regulation of cable company offerings was praised by Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai, who says the ruling supports his contention that the FCC can preempt state-level network neutrality rules.

Chairman Pai Statement on Court Ruling on State Regulation of Information Services

[The US Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit reaffirmed in Charter Advanced Services (MN), LLC v.

Net Neutrality Has Always Been a Bipartisan Issue

Congressional and state actions to preserve strong net neutrality protections have bipartisan support—while the Federal Communications Commission’s repeal had bipartisan opposition. Put another way, net neutrality is, and has always been, a