After the FCC scrapped net neutrality rules in 2017, California enacted its own. Those have been challenged in court ever since.
California passed its own internet regulation. The Trump administration challenged it.
"Civil society is much more fragile than I think Americans appreciate," says outgoing FCC Chair Ajit Pai
Pai says Congress needs to legislate rules so that agency regulations, like net neutrality, don't swing with the leader's political affiliation.
Ajit Pai's departure could lead to a Democratic majority on the commission and is expected to spark new policy fights.
The future of net neutrality may hinge on how internet service is defined.
The story behind bandwidth throttling.
Firefighters noticed their communications were slow when the Mendocino Complex fire broke out. Was the difficulty in connecting due to the repeal of net neutrality rules, or just a matter of the wrong data plan? Verizon responded by suggesting an upgrade, and later apologized. Click the audio player above to hear the full story.
Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai talks about the FCC's controversial decision to repeal net neutrality rules.
Today is the day when so-called net neutrality rules no longer apply to the internet. Last year, the Federal Communications Commission repealed the rules that had prevented internet providers from playing favorites, by, for instance, offering faster service to customers who pay more for it. What comes next? Click the audio player above to hear […]