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Senator Attempts End Around To Force Net Neutrality Reinstatement

When the U.S. Federal Communications Commission voted 3-2 last month to kill net neutrality laws, it was viewed as a major victory for corporations, but just the opposite for consumers, AV Club reported Tuesday. Now, Sen. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) has launched one last effort to try and save the internet as it currently exists. According to online news site The Verge, the report said, Markey has gathered enough support to force the Senate to vote on whether to accept the FCC’s new rules as per the Congressional Review Act, which allows the Senate to “nullify recently passed regulations with a simple majority.” Markey’s move required 30 Senators to sign on to the plan to initiate the Congressional…