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FCC chairman confirms plans for Title II internet regulation

Wednesday 4 February 2015 | 17:43 CET | News
FCC chairman Tom Wheeler has confirmed plans to implement strict net neutrality rules, in line with the earlier call from President Barack Obama. In an article in Wired magazine, Wheeler said he will send the proposal to his fellow commissioners this week. It will include plans to extend Title II authority under the Telecommunications Act to internet access services. This would see internet service designated a utility, the same as fixed telephony services, allowing the FCC to impose stricter regulations. Wheeler said the new rules will also ban paid prioritization, where a service provider

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Headline looks good. Devil in the details? Net Neutrality - Hooray!
Marc Herman @ 5/2/2015 - 13:40


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