Newly fortified Republicans in Congress are considering a number of ways to stymie the Obama administration’s planned regulations on broadband Internet providers in 2015, making Capitol Hill a new front in the fight over “net neutrality.”
Concern about the rules plays into Republican efforts to rein in what they say is regulatory overreach by the Federal Communications Commission.
Dissension over the Internet rules is so rancorous that it could end up impeding progress on technology policy areas where there is potential for agreement, such as the allocation of wireless spectrum and cybersecurity, according to telecom lobbyists and congressional aides.
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