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March 3, 2016 — In addition to this week's NewsBreaks article and the monthly NewsLink Spotlight, Information Today, Inc. (ITI) offers Weekly News Digests that feature recent product news and company announcements. Watch for additional coverage to appear in the next print issue of Information Today. For other up-to-the-minute news, check out ITIís Twitter account: @ITINewsBreaks.

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FCC Commissioner Throws Shade at Net Neutrality

Feb. 26, 2016, was the first anniversary of the passing of the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) Net Neutrality regulations. According to an article on InsideSources, FCC commissioner Ajit Pai predicted “their demise in the courts, Congress or at the agency itself.” Broadband adoption in American households, as well as ISPs’ growth in broadband investment, have both seemingly plateaued.

Pai said, “One year ago today, the FCC decided to join 20th century regulation and the 21st century Internet together in not-so-holy matrimony. … It’s fitting that the traditional one-year anniversary gift is paper—for that’s pretty much all that utility-style regulation has produced over the last 12 months. … For most Americans, the marriage has been a dud.”

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