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This joint resolution nullifies the rule submitted by the Federal Communications Commission entitled "Restoring Internet Freedom." The rule published on February 22, 2018: (1) restores the classification of broadband Internet access service as a lightly-regulated "information service"; (2) reinstates private mobile service classification of mobile broadband Internet access service; (3) requires Internet service providers to disclose information about their network management practices, performance characteristics, and commercial terms of service; and (4) eliminates the Internet Conduct Standard and the bright-line rules.

Policy Area

Science, Technology, Communications

Legislative Terms

  • administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • congressional oversight
  • consumer affairs
  • federal communications commission (fcc)
  • internet and video services
  • telephone and wireless communication