House Democrats Refuse To Weaken Net Neutrality Bill, Defeat GOP Amendments

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives yesterday rejected Republican attempts to weaken a bill that would restore net neutrality rules. The House Commerce Committee yesterday approved the “Save the Internet Act” in a 30-22 party-line vote, potentially setting up a vote of the full House next week. The bill is short and simple — it would fully reinstate the rules…

April 4, 2019
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US-Mexico freight slows as potential shutdown looms

North- and southbound truck delays are mounting on the US-Mexico border as a wave of immigrants stretches US Customs and Border Protection thin. Photo Credit: US CBP. Freight costs and congestion are rising along the dividing line between Mexico and the United States, and will continue to do so whether or not US President Donald J. Trump decides to close the border, as he threatened to do multiple times in…

April 4, 2019
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Terminal operators take action after Australia competition probe

The Container Transport Alliance of Australia said infrastructure charges have surged since April 2017. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Logistics and shipper groups have welcomed moves by Australia’s three leading international terminal operators to amend their contract terms after the intervention of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC). “This is a significant result and an important step toward our advocacy for increased regulator intervention on stevedore landside operations,” Paul Zalai, director…

April 4, 2019
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