FOR RELEASE: Feb. 26, 2015

Contact: Richard T. Kaplar
The Media Institute

Arlington, Va., Feb. 26, 2015 – Media Institute President Patrick Maines issued the following statement today following the Federal Communications Commission’s vote to adopt Title II net neutrality regulations:

“Today’s vote by the FCC, promoted by people and organizations with political, ideological, and/or commercial interests, will one day be reversed, either by the courts, or Congress, or both.  It can’t happen soon enough.”

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