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CES 2020: New net neutrality rules working, says FCC chair


By John Bugailiskis LAS VEGAS – In his first appearance at CES since he became chairman of the Federal Communications Commission in 2017, Ajit Pai sat down with Consumer Technology Association president and CEO Gary Shapiro last week for a Fireside Chat (30:40 mark) to discuss the “rapidly changing technology landscape.” Topics discussed ranged from privacy, the opportunities of 5G and net neutrality. In 2018, Pai had to cancel a planned visit to CES due to death threats over his decision to repeal net neutrality rules implemented by the previous administration. Those rules were put in place to stop internet...