House passes amendment to block funds for net neutrality order

Vince Coglianese Contributor

The House passed an amendment Thursday that would bar the Federal Communications Commission from using any funding to implement the network-neutrality order it approved in December.

The amendment, approved on a 244-181 vote, was offered by Energy and Commerce Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Greg Walden, R-Ore., to legislation that would fund government agencies for the rest of fiscal year 2011.

Full Story: NationalJournal.com – House Passes Amendment to Block Funds for Net Neutrality Order – Thursday, February 17, 2011