Sen. Thune: Why The ‘Open Internet’ Needs Protection


With the FCC today launching an NPRM that would strip net neutrality regulations, South Dakota Republican John Thune has a suggestion.

“My preference would be to begin bipartisan work on such legislation without any further delay,” the Chairman of the powerful Senate Commerce Committee said this morning in remarks delivered on the floor of the U.S. Senate.

What else does Sen. Thune have to say on what he believes is the restoration of an open internet?

Here are Thune’s entire remarks, which Thunes hopes will “put the apocalyptic rhetoric and fear mongering aside.”

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