FCC loses court case over Comcast traffic management

Wednesday 7 April 2010 | 09:26 CET | News
Supporters of net neutrality suffered a setback in the US after a court of appeals in Washington DC ruled that the FCC does not have the authority to regulate ISPs' traffic management. Cable operator Comcast filed the suit against the Federal Communication Commission, challenging a regultory order from August 2008 limiting the ability of the ISP to manage traffic on its network. The FCC had censured Comcast for blocking subscribers using peer-to-peer software. Comcast said it was "gratified" by the court's decision to vacate the FCC order and said it will continue to support the FCC's

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Amazon / Comcast / FCC / Google / Verizon
Countries: United States
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