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Pingree Joins Colleague to Oppose Repeal of Net Neutrality Protections

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Ahead of tomorrow’s FCC vote, Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) joined over 30 of her colleagues in sending a letter to Chairman Ajit Pai voicing their opposition to his proposal to repeal net neutrality protections.   “The future of the Internet is at stake with tomorrow’s vote. If net neutrality protections are repealed, it will allow Internet service…

Pingree Urges FCC to Delay Net Neutrality Vote to Fully Investigate Fake Public Comments

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PORTLAND, ME—Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) is urging the FCC to delay its vote next Thursday, December 14 regarding net neutrality protections in order to investigate a slew of potentially fake comments submitted during the public comment period. An investigation by the New York Attorney General’s office found hundreds of thousands of Americans had their identities…

On National Day of Action, Pingree Calls for Protection of Net Neutrality Rules

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  As 80,000 websites today protest the Federal Communications Commission (FCC)’s proposal to reverse net neutrality regulations, Congresswoman Chellie Pingree joined the call to preserve protections for a free and open Internet.   “From its inception, the public has always picked what succeeds and what doesn’t on the Internet and it should stay that way.…

Pingree Urges FCC Chairman to Preserve Net Neutrality Regulations

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Today, Congresswoman Chellie Pingree and more than two dozen members of the U.S. House sent a letter to FCC Chairman Ajit Pai urging him to preserve Obama-era net neutrality regulations. The letter comes after White House spokesman Sean Spicer said President Trump would soon target the 2015 net neutrality regulations which ensure equal access to the Internet.   Statement from…

Pingree joins brief asking federal court to uphold net neutrality rules

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Congresswoman Chellie Pingree weighed in this week on a case in federal court that could jeopardize new rules designed to protect a free and open Internet.  Pingree and 28 other Members of Congress signed an Amicus Brief with the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals to support the Obama Administration's rules that guarantee net neutrality.  "Without net neutrality the big telecom…

Standing up for net neutrality

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Congresswoman Chellie Pingree today voted against a resolution that would strip away the Federal Communication Communication's authority to regulate practices of Internet service providers. "The fact that we're even considering this legislation when we should be voting on a budget agreement is truly disappointing," Pingree said. "As thousands of federal employees are worried about…

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