The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has chosen to cancel regulations that require Internet service providers to handle all traffic as well.
Commissioner of the agency chooses two to one to end a “net neutrality” set in 2015.
Ajit Pai, director of the FCC, said the regulation requires an open Internet will hurt jobs and investments that are not recommended.
Many US companies and technology companies have filed an objection to the FCC proposal before the vote.
“This is the right way to go,” Pai said before the vote on Thursday.
In a statement, the FCC said it expects the proposed changes to be “primarily beneficial to consumers and markets”. Added to this, before the regulation was amended in 2015, they helped preserve the “free and open Internet culture for nearly 20 years.”
Voting by the FCC Commissioner is the first step in the process of dismantling net neutrality rules.
The agency now invites comments from the public if it has to dismantle the regulations. Americans until mid-August to share their views with the FCC.
Requests for comments is likely to attract a large number of responses. Before the vote, more than 1 million net neutral declarations filed on the FCC website.
Many people respond to the call of comedian and commentator John Oliver to make known their feelings.
In addition, some protesters also use the software bot to file a statement repeatedly on the site.
Many are afraid that after the same access rules go, ISPs will start blocking and blocking some data while allowing other packages running on a “fast lane” because the company has had to pay More to reach customers faster.
ISPs such as Comcast, Charter Communications and Altice NV promised in a public statement to keep the data fluid.
Apart from Comcast’s public promise, as well as Verizon and AT & T, opposed to the original 2015 rule change that says it reduces their enthusiasm to improve US broadband.
Facebook and Google Alphabet parent company, as well as many other companies net supported the clear rule open that indicates that equal access is important for all.