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FCC opens public inquiry on broadband regulation

Friday 18 June 2010 | 09:34 CET | News
The US Federal Communications Commission has opened a public inquiry on proposals to regulate broadband internet providers. The FCC said it's looking for a legal framework to support implementation of the National Broadband Plan as well as preserve the open internet. The regulator seeks comments on whether the existing classification of broadband internet service as an "information service" still has a proper legal base to support the regulator's tasks or whether ISPs should be grouped as providers of a "telecommunications service", making them subject to additional regulations under Title II

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