Lesson Plan: The FCC's Repeal of Net Neutrality Regulations

Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) on What Net Neutrality is

Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) spoke about the nomination of FCC Chair Ajit Pai and described what net neutrality means.

Description

On December 14, 2017, the FCC repealed 2015 rules regulating the internet and net neutrality. This lesson provides an overview of what net neutrality is and provides reasons for and against the FCC's repealing these rules. Perspectives from elected officials, and FCC commissioners and employees are included.

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Vocabulary

  • Bipartisan
  • Broadband
  • Consumer
  • Consumers
  • Dial-up
  • Dissent
  • Federal Communications Commission
  • Federal Trade Commission
  • Financing
  • Free Market
  • Innovation
  • Internet Service Providers
  • Investment
  • Open Internet
  • Regulation
  • Startup
  • Utility
  • Vertical Integration

Topics

Bureaucracy & RegulationEconomics & Financial LiteracyScience & Technology

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High SchoolUniversity