FCC votes to repeal net neutrality rules, a milestone for Republican deregulation push

Posted: December 14, 2017 at 12:38 p.m.

Associated Press/JACQUELYN MARTIN Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai, center, announces the vote was approved to repeal net neutrality, next to Commissioner Mignon Clyburn, left, who voted no, and Commissioner Michael O'Rielly, who voted yes, at the FCC, Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017, in Washington.

WASHINGTON -- Federal regulators voted on Thursday to repeal Obama-era net neutrality rules for internet traffic -- a major victory for telecommunications companies and another milestone for the Republican deregulation push under President Donald Trump.

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