"The American public understands how important these protections are to their lives and the future of the internet", Nelson said on the senate floor before the vote.
Wednesday's Senate vote was a blow to Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Republican congressional leaders.
The 52 to 47 vote margin in the Senate was larger than expected with three Republicans - John Kennedy, Lisa Murkowski and Susan Collins - voting with 47 Democrats and two independents to reverse the Trump administration's action.
Although the FCC exempted Internet service providers from many aspects of that tougher oversight, such as rate regulation, opponents of the rules said the decision opened the door to onerous federal regulation.
It was just a week ago that the FCC said it would begin rolling back Obama-era regulations on June 11.
And in a dubious attempt to tie questions about net neutrality to the privacy practices of companies like Facebook and Google, the lobbying groups argued that the Senate's restoration measure "fails to protect consumer privacy, by doing nothing to address the practices of edge providers, such as search engines and social media platforms".
For Democrats, net neutrality is a segment of three aspects, internet access, gun control and marijuana legalization; they are hankering on to lure young voters to absorb in the midterm elections. He said that instead lawmakers should write legislation "that would safeguard consumers but still prevent regulators from stifling innovation".
Because the government making a legal commitment to keep the internet open and free, and ensuring that the cable companies treat every kind of internet user the same, was probably a good thing.
Murphy Brown has a new gig The final new shows that made the cut for the fall lineup are dramas Federal Bureau of Investigation and God Friended Me . Jay Hernandez ( Suicide Squad ) steps into the role of Thomas Magnum , which was played by Tom Selleck in the original.
Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) blasted FCC chairman Ajit Pai for changing the rules. "They know they won't ultimately be successful, but they want to campaign on their desire to add new regulations to the internet". No doubt she feels it's time for Congress to step in and make some definitive ruling on the net-neutrality issue. Net neutrality still faces a long, uphill battle toward restoration. "We also are challenging the FCC's 2017 decision in the courts", Karr said.
With the high-profile Senate vote raising the ante on the issue, a key Democratic supporter of net neutrality, Hawaii Senator Brian Schatz says: "There is nowhere to hide, and there are no excuses". We pay our ISPs plenty of money for internet access, they shouldn't have the ability to block or throttle any application or website we choose to use or visit.
"The repeal of net neutrality is not only a blow to the average consumer, but it is a blow to public schools, rural Americans, communities of color and small businesses".
Yesterday (16 May) was another victory for those who wish to retain net neutrality and avoid a future where the internet is multi-tiered and stacked against those who can not afford the fastest connections.
A National Weather Service team will be traveling to Sullivan, New York , on Wednesday, where a possible tornado was reported. CT officials said men in New Fairfield and Danbury were killed Tuesday in separate accidents when trees fell on their trucks.
So far, at least 37 structures - 28 of which are homes - have been destroyed by lava that shot more than 500 feet into the air. But water may not be entering the crater, as feared, and gas and steam may be safely venting, scientists said.
Similarly, Brolin is great fun as Cable and there's strong comic support from Dennison, Beetz and a returning T.J. They're joined in this by winning newbie Domino ( Atlanta's Zazie Beetz , who deserves much more screen time).
Today Facebook announced that after auditing "thousands of apps", it found and suspended "around 200" that were suspicious. In 2014, Facebook changed its policies so developers could no longer access the information of their app users' friends.
Skies will be partly cloudy tonight. "Some of the storms could have some brief, heavy rain and frequent lightning", Reiner said. Much of today's severe weather forecast hinges on continued northward migration of that front.
Lucemyra suppresses the neurochemical surge that produces the acute and painful symptoms of opioid withdrawal. An advisory committee this March had approved Lucemyra and had advised the FDA accordingly.
Solo's set-up follows that formula, but without the universe-altering mythology of the ancient battle between Jedi and Sith. The video [see below] starts off with a shot of Han ( Alden Ehrenreich ) hanging his lucky dice on a speeder auto .
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There are many faults committed by the previous government, but we can not do everything in one day, so you have to be patient". Mahathir plans to have a small Cabinet of up to 25 members, with at least 10 of the posts filled by next week.
Dutch Museums Publish 2 Hidden Pages from Anne Frank's Diary
A spokeswoman from the Anne Frank House said the newly discovered text would be available only in Dutch. "Papa has been there". It's believed that the gags were written about three months after her family went into hiding inside the Dutch house.
Indonesian police kill one, arrest several in Surabaya raids
Video footage showed policeman Roni Faisal rushing towards the distraught little girl - standing among the remains of her family. One of the most deadly attacks in Indonesia involved multiple bombs that went off inside and outside nightclubs in 2002 in Bali.