"ReDigi surely undermined incentives for artistic creativity," Capitol argues in papers filed with a federal appellate court.
"Any potentially hostile cyber activities that prevent Americans from being able to participate in a fair and transparent process must be treated as a serious issue," lawmakers tell the FCC.
"Voluntary guidelines do not provide the certainty needed to entrepreneurs, innovators, and anyone else with an idea," lawmakers say in a letter to FCC Chair Ajit Pai.
Ajit Pai's plan to replace regulations with voluntary terms of service would "make net neutrality as binding as a proposal on 'The Bachelor'."
"Each of us believes profoundly in preserving internet freedom, and we would never consider acting contrary to the interests of our customers," the broadband providers say.
The city of Seattle now requires cable providers to obtain subscribers' opt-in consent before using information about their Web browsing for ad purposes.
"While Turn attempts to escape litigation by characterizing its conduct as authorized and disclosed, the government has joined petitioners in contending (and finding) exactly the opposite," class counsel writes.
Utah Senator Mike Lee has introduced a bill to revoke the net neutrality rules and prohibit the FCC from issuing similar regulations in the future.
The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals refused today to revisit its decision to uphold net neutrality rules that treat broadband as a utility service.