Though 2018 is here, don’t expect the net neutrality debate to disappear. Though the FCC’s repeal last month was devastating, it’s had the pleasant side effect of turning the issue mainstream—so mainstream that it’s sure to become a talking point in the midterm elections, argues writer Klint Finley. Senator Edward J. Markey of Massachusetts has already announced plans for a resolution to reverse the FCC’s decision, and Congress is coming under serious pressure to pass that resolution. The fight is far from over.
By Klint Finley
With polls suggesting that the public favors net neutrality rules, Democrats are poised to make the recent repeal of the rules an issue in 2018 campaigns.