The Federal Communications Commission voted Thursday 3-2 to repeal Obama-era regulations that provided the agency with authority to police internet service providers, Nextgov reports. The "Restoring Internet Freedom" order rolled back rules that prevented broadband service providers from giving websites priority over others by charging for faster internet speeds. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai said, "We should have a level playing field and let consumers decide who prevails." The controversial measure means the Federal Trade Commission will oversee ISPs. Earlier this week, both agencies issued a memorandum of understanding detailing how they will work together. The FTC will also enforce rules involving the collection and disclosure of personal information by ISPs.
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