Last week, 95 Democratic candidates signed a pledge during their campaigns to “protect” net neutrality. But while the pledge may have made for a good press release from net neutrality advocates, it didn’t do much for the candidates on Election Day. Reports Juliana Gruenwald from Tech Daily Dose:
According to NETCompetition.org Chairman Scott Cleland all 95 of the candidates who took a pledge to support efforts to back rules that would bar Internet providers from discriminating against Internet content lost in Tuesday’s elections, including its high-profile champion Democrat Ann McLane Kuster in New Hampshire’s race for the 2nd congressional district. She was defeated by former GOP Rep. Charlie Bass, who did not appear to make net neutrality a campaign issue.