Netflix, Google, Reddit, Amazon and a coalition of other top internet companies this week lobbied the FCC to keep its net neutrality rules in place. As we noted last week, FCC boss Ajit Pai has been privately meeting with large ISPs — telling them that he plans to replace hard net neutrality rules with “voluntary commitments” by ISPs. Insiders say Pai has started circulating his plan internally, and intends to hold a vote to roll back the rules in either May or June. The rollback is part of a larger, over-reaching effort by Pai to reduce government oversight of one of the least competitive markets in American industry.
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