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US court hears net neutrality, broadband-as-utility case

Sunday 6 December 2015 | 13:11 CET | News
The Court of Appeals of the District of Columbia Circuit's judges showed scepticism about several aspects of FCC rules, including whether the Commission has the authority to link apply neutrality rules to mobile services, reports the New York Times. The suit hinges on the regulator's classification of broadband as a 'common carrier' service like phone service. Telecom and cable firms argue that broadband services should not be burdened with the same kind of heavy regulation framework as broadband. They are calling for the net neutrality rules to be overturned. The court said the FCC was on

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