Summary: S.2853 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (05/16/2018)

This bill amends the Communications Act of 1934 to require a person engaged in the provision of broadband Internet access service to publicly disclose accurate and relevant information about network management practices, performance, and commercial terms of its broadband Internet access services, and to restrict such a person from:

  • blocking lawful content, applications, or services;
  • prohibiting the use of non-harmful devices;
  • throttling lawful traffic by selectively slowing, speeding, degrading, or enhancing Internet traffic based on source, destination, or content; and
  • engaging in paid prioritization.