Every House and Senate incumbent that supported net neutrality lost in the midterm elections, according to Scott Cleland, president of Precursor LLC, chairman of NetCompetition.org, and a net neutrality opponent who took the opportunity to point out these results to the FCC and to poke a stick into the eye of net neutrality supporters.
"FreePress/PCCC/Moveon.org could not get the issue to register on the election radar screen, and where they did attract a candidate endorsement of their position, they failed 100 percent (of) the time in having that candidate elected," Cleland wrote in his blog.
Cleland's believes the election was a mandate that the public is "not looking for government to take a new unnecessary big role in regulating the Internet that could endanger millions of jobs and billions of dollars of Internet infrastructure investment going forward."
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