New FCC chair closely guards strategy to revamp net neutrality

Ajit Pai says he is committed to ensuring an open Internet and will mount a "careful look" at regulatory framework


THE new chairman of the US Federal Communications Commission under President Donald Trump is keeping under wraps his strategy to revise or reverse the Obama administration's "net neutrality" rules, but emphasised he is committed to ensuring an open Internet.

Ajit Pai, 44, a Republican lawyer who has served as an FCC commissioner since 2012, strongly opposed former Democratic President Barack Obama's administration's 2015 net neutrality rules that reclassified broadband providers and treated...

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