Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai has started the process to roll back Obama-era regulations for Internet service providers. Emily Bogle/NPR hide caption

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FCC Chief Makes Case For Tackling Net Neutrality Violations 'After The Fact'

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Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai launched his net neutrality repeal campaign in a speech Wednesday in Washington, D.C. Eric Thayer/Getty Images hide caption

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In a party-line 50-48 vote Thursday, senators approved a resolution to undo sweeping privacy rules adopted by the Obama-era Federal Communications Commission. Kynny/Getty Images/iStockphoto hide caption

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Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit is moving to soften his predecessor's sweeping privacy rules for Internet service providers. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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Ajit Pai, the senior Republican at the Federal Communications Commission, is slated to be the agency's new chairman. Daniel Acker/Bloomberg/Getty Images hide caption

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Federal Communication Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler joins hands with Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel ahead of a February 2015 hearing in Washington, D.C. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler says lack of competition in set-top boxes has meant consumers pay more to get TV services. Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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The Democratic majority of the Federal Communications Commission voted to approve new "net neutrality" rules in February 2015, prompting a court challenge from Internet providers. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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The Federal Communications Commission voted to propose its first Internet privacy rules and to expand a phone subsidy program to cover Internet access. Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler has proposed what could become the first privacy regulations for Internet service providers. David Ramos/Getty Images hide caption

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FCC Chair: Proposal Would Let Consumers Determine Value Of Internet Privacy

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In a proposal the FCC is launching Thursday, you'd be able to own your own cable box instead of renting it from your provider. Matt Rourke/AP hide caption

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FCC Wants To Force Cable Companies, And Their Set-Top Boxes, To Adapt

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Federal regulators will vote on capping the cost of phone calls from prison, which are far more expensive than ordinary calls. iStockphoto hide caption

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FCC Moves To Cut High Cost Of Prisoners' Calls

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