About the bill
A new bill would allow a never-before-permitted feature on the internet: “paid prioritization,” in which service providers could make some websites faster if they’re paid to do so.
What is net neutrality?
For years, a government principle called “net neutrality” had allowed the internet to flourish in a way that television and radio never matched. Essentially, it required that all internet service providers — such as Comcast, Verizon, AT&T;, and Time Warner — treat all internet traffic equally.
No websites could be slowed down, made prohibitively expensive to access, or even ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Tennessee's 7th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Dec 19, 2017
Length: 7 pages
Dec 19, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on December 19, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Dec 19, 2017
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H.R. 4682 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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Open Internet Preservation Act, H.R. 4682, 115th Cong. (2017).
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