They’re coming for Net Neutrality again! On Wednesday current FCC Chair Ajit Pai (who formerly served as Associate General Counsel for Verizon) will formally propose a roll back of Title II protections for the open internet. The full board will be voting on the issue on December 14, but given the current composition of the board, the expectation is that it will be approved.
On Tuesday, Pai announced his plan in an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal (an annotated analysis by Mashable’s Jason Abbruzzese is here). In this video clip former FCC Chair Tom Wheeler who presided over the most recent implementation of the Title II protections weighs in on the issue, interviewed by Bloomberg’s Emily Chang. [Read more…]