The FCC Net Neutrality meeting starts soon and it will be livestreamed

The key net neutrality vote by the FCC is today. The commission will be meeting at 10:30 a.m. ET / 7:30 a.m. PT, and the event will be livestreamed on the official FCC website.

If the vote goes as expected along party lines, the panel, led by Chairman Ajit Pai, will repeal the net neutrality provision set in 2015 that classifies ISPs as utilities, and again reclassify them as information providers, which offers less stringent rules than utilities must follow.

The meeting is planned for two hours, and Pai has said there will be no outside comment allowed. Net Neutrality is currently fourth on the agenda out of seven items.

Reuters is reporting that, if net neutrality is repealed, lawyers for several consumer groups - such as Common Cause, Free Press, the Internet Association, and Public Knowledge - are ready to take the issue to court.

Check back later for our full story on the proceedings.

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