As you might be aware, net neutrality rules came to an end last month but there have been plans to try and bring it back. Now according to reports, Senate Democrats have filed a petition that will force a vote on the FCC’s removal of the net neutrality rules. According to Senator Edward Markey (D-MA), “I believe today kicks off the most important week for the internet that the Senate has ever seen.”

Whether or not they will be successful remains to be seen, because according to reports, the Democrats have enough signatures to call for a vote. However they are one person shy from actually overturning the FCC’s decision. This means that they will need to do some convincing to encourage at least one more Senator to join their side in overturning the FCC’s net neutrality repeal.

However they are not alone as many tech companies have since stepped forward announcing their support for net neutrality. Individuals states have also launched their own state rules regarding net neutrality, but there are some who believe that it might be hard to enforce on a state level.

For those unfamiliar about what net neutrality means, basically it means that companies such as carriers and ISPs have to treat all bandwidth equally. This means that companies cannot pay more to deliver their content slower, or block users from viewing certain websites unless they pay for it, and so on.

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