FCC Chair Faces Fight Over Dropping Net Neutrality Rules

A federal regulator’s plan to roll back Obama-era net-neutrality rules is sparking another battle that is expected to rival or exceed the epic political clashes over internet regulation in recent years. The dispute intensified when Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai held a closed-door meeting with telecommunications groups to sketch out his ideas for rolling back the 2015 net-neutrality rules, one of the Obama administration’s signature regulatory changes.