President-elect Donald Trump appointed two opponents of net neutrality rules to his team charged with overseeing the transition in the Federal Communications Commission.

The FCC voted 3-2 in February last year to reclassify broadband as a regulated, common-carrier service, prohibiting providers from selectively blocking, throttling or offering paid prioritization of traffic.

The new president, who will be sworn in January, will likely undo some of the policies in the 2015 Open Internet Order, as both his nominees to the transition team – Jeff Eisenach and Mark Jamison – have previously opposed the new FCC rules.

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