LATEST SENATOR TESTER
(U.S. Senate)– U.S Senator Jon Tester blasted the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) recently announced plans to end net neutrality in the coming weeks.
FCC Chairman Ajit Pai announced a proposal called the Restoring Internet Freedom Order, which would make it possible for large multi-national corporations to block websites, slow down internet access, and routinely interfere with web traffic.
“The only true freedom in your Order is the freedom for these large corporations to reduce consumer choice, control the flow of internet information and increase profits at the expense of everyday Montanans,” wrote Tester. “I strongly urge you to reverse course on your net neutrality proposal and put the American people’s ability to openly access the internet before corporate bottom lines. Montanans expect unfettered access to the web, which means absolutely no blocking websites, no paid prioritization and no throttling speeds.”
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