The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday voted 2-1 along party lines to adopt and advance new rules on net neutrality, that would roll back Obama-era policy. After the proposed rules are released in the next few business days, the FCC will hold a comment period followed by a reply period and then FCC Chairman Ajit Pai could propose the new rules to the full commission for a another vote. The FCC's proposed rules have been opposed by a number of groups, most notably comedian John Oliver, the host of HBO's "Last Week Tonight" John Oliver. The Writers Guild of America on Thursday released a statement opposing the FCC's move as well, saying "The war on the open internet being waged by FCC Chairman Ajit Pai and Commissioner Michael O'Rielly is an attack on free speech, competition and the public interest."
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