Protests against the repeal of net neutrality are planned for Thursday in front of Verizon stores across the country. Pai is a former attorney for Verizon.
You can find local protests at http://www.verizonprotests.com.
The FCC also has proposed scaling back the Lifeline program, which provides phone and Internet service at a subsidized rate to low-income Americans. Gonzalez says this would hurt rural communities because many people in these communities use the program.