By John Eggerton, Multichannel News, 3-5-21
Minnesota Democrat Rep. Angie Craig has revived an effort to create broadband nutrition labels.
That comes as House and Senate Democrats plan to introduce legislation restoring the FCC’s Open Internet Order net neutrality rules eliminated by the Republican FCC under Chairman Ajit Pai.
Craig, who is a member of both the House Energy & Commerce Committee and the Rural Broadband Task Force, has introduced the Broadband Consumer Transparency Act, which would mandate standardized ISP disclosures for information on price, ancillary fees, and speeds.
The so-called “broadband nutrition label” is modeled on the FDA’s food labeling. » Read More