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Will the US Senate vote to keep net neutrality

In December, 2017, the FCC voted to repeal rules it had made under the Obama administration requiring internet providers to obey so-called "net neutrality."

Those rules generally require the ISPs to treat all network traffic equally, not prioritizing or filtering traffic based on extra fees or special treatment for certain sites or services.

Congress has the power to override the FCC's rule-making in this matter. Recently a group led by senate democrats has forced a vote on this issue. The vote is expected the week of May 14-18.

Even if the senate were to vote to keep the rules, it would require a similar vote in the house of representatives to override the FCC's decision. If that vote comes up it can be a seperate question.

Will the senate vote to keep in place net neutrality rules?

Resolves ambiguous if for whatever reason, no vote is taken by June 13. Closes retroactively at one hour prior to the start of voting.


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