They’re at it again: Senate panel votes to weaken net neutrality rules

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It’s the issue that won’t die: A Senate committee has voted to weaken the U.S. Federal Communications Commission’s net neutrality rules.

The Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee voted Wednesday to approve a bill that would exempt small broadband providers from rules requiring them to provide their customers with information about network performance, network management practices, and other issues.

The rules are intended to give broadband customers data about actual speeds, compared to advertised speeds, and potentially controversial congestion management practices.

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