Chairman Crowley on Net Neutrality Repeal

December 14, 2017

(Queens, NY) — House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement after the Federal Communications Commission voted to dismantle net neutrality protections:

“A free and open internet has been a driving force of American ingenuity. The FCC’s decision to end net neutrality will not just restrict Americans’ ability to innovate, it will impinge on our freedom to communicate. This is unacceptable.

“The American people overwhelmingly told the FCC to protect the open internet and preserve net neutrality. But President Trump’s FCC has instead decided to ignore these voices so they can have the final say over what Americans see online. This is yet another way the Trump administration and Republicans are stacking the deck against the middle class.”