By voting to reinstate net neutrality protections, the Senate took a stand to ensure that the internet will remain an empowering force of social and economic opportunity. But the fight is not over yet.
Today, Mignon Clyburn, a tireless advocate for digital equity and inclusion, announced her resignation from the Federal Communications Commission. We have met and worked with Clyburn in a variety of public forums and she has been a consistent and thoughtful voice in the FCC’s work to end the digital divide in the United States.
Today, the FCC ruled to end net neutrality, which are the rules put in place to keep all content on the internet treated equally. While not unexpected, unfortunately, EveryoneOn is extremely disappointed that the Commission voted to end these protections for consumers and businesses alike.
At an open meeting scheduled for December 14, 2017, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is expected to vote to end net neutrality, which are rules put in place to keep all content on the internet treated equally. Here are our thoughts: