09/05/2017: Ajit Pai on Congress’s role in the net neutrality debate
Sep 5, 2017

09/05/2017: Ajit Pai on Congress’s role in the net neutrality debate

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The central question of the net neutrality debate: how much regulation should there be over how providers of internet service deliver the stuff we consume online? And what rules should there be to make sure they don't  slow down or charge more to deliver that stuff?  The man at the center of the free internet controversy is Ajit Pai, the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission. On today's show, new Marketplace Tech host Molly Wood asks Chairman Pai about whether it's time for  Congress to come up with a solution. 

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The Source Code: Ajit Pai

Sep 5, 2017
In our full interview with Ajit Pai, he talks about broadband deployment, net neutrality and coffee.
Ajit Pai talks with Molly Wood about his giant coffee mug.
Stephanie Hughes / Marketplace

Ajit Pai on Congress' role in the net neutrality debate

Sep 5, 2017
The FCC chairman wants to see Congress, not individual administrations, take control of the issue long term.
Federal Communications Chair Ajit Pai, in his office in Washington, DC.
Stephanie Hughes

The central question of the net neutrality debate: how much regulation should there be over how providers of internet service deliver the stuff we consume online? And what rules should there be to make sure they don’t  slow down or charge more to deliver that stuff?  The man at the center of the free internet controversy is Ajit Pai, the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission. On today’s show, new Marketplace Tech host Molly Wood asks Chairman Pai about whether it’s time for  Congress to come up with a solution. 

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