The upper house of the U.S. Congress supported the bill on the return of “net neutrality” is cancelled by the decision of the Federal communications Commission (FCC) at the end of 2017.
The bill, prepared by the faction of Democrats in the Senate have collected 52 votes for and 47 votes against.
The chances that this bill will be approved by the House of representatives, where the majority is Republicans, very small, said the Associated Press. In addition, the abolition of “net neutrality” supports the US President Donald trump with veto power.
In this regard, according to the Agency, representatives of the Republican party said that the preparation and adoption of the bill on the return of “network neutrality” — “political theatre”.
The principle of “net neutrality” suggests that service providers should equally apply to any traffic and to prevent discrimination, including in the form of differentiated fees.
“Network neutrality” was enshrined in the Federal communications Commission of the United States in February 2015, when the US presidency was held by Democrat Barack Obama. In December of 2017 when the President-Republican Donald trump “network neutrality” was cancelled.