From Communications Daily Newsletter:

Oracle and Amazon voiced differing views about the FCC draft order to undo Title II net neutrality regulation under the Communications Act, as filings continued be posted Monday and Friday in docket 17-108, including on meetings before lobbying restrictions took effect Thursday. Oracle “expressed strong support” for the plan, in a meeting with Pai and an aide. Amazon said it remains committed to net neutrality protections, in meetings with Pai and an aide, and aides to Commissioners Mignon Clyburn and Brendan Carr. Free Press and New America’s Open Technology Institute lobbied aides to Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel on the “dubious legal classification decisions and policy missteps contemplated in the draft order” and on their arguments summarized in recent filings. “Internet Freedom Supporters” applauded the commission for pushing ahead with its proposals despite calls for delay and “mischief,” said the¬†R Street Institute,¬†FreedomWorks, American Conservative Union, Competitive Enterprise Institute and Tech Freedom on a meeting with Pai aides. Others making pro-net neutrality or pro-Title II arguments in meetings were Global VRS (here) and Union Telephone and other rural telcos (here), while Akamai pressed aides to Pai, Carr, Commissioner Michael O’Rielly and a Wireline Bureau official for “express language to clarify the distinction between Content Delivery Network services and paid prioritization.”

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