NPR’s All Things Considered: New FCC Chairman Moves Quickly To Reverse Obama Policies

The new Federal Communications Commission chairman has moved quickly to reverse some Obama administration moves. The changes could affect consumers who use cable TV or the Internet.


The Federal Communications Commission regulates everything from broadcasts to the internet, but it’s not a government agency we hear a lot about. Last month, President Trump elevated commissioner Ajit Pai to FCC chairman and that didn’t get much attention because Pai didn’t have to go through Senate confirmation hearings. Now Pai is getting a lot of attention from consumer groups and others because he’s trying to undo his predecessor’s policies. NPR’s Brian Naylor reports.

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