FCC Chief Reveals Net Neutrality Rule Proposals

Law360, New York (September 21, 2009, 3:33 PM EDT) -- The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission strongly backed so-called net neutrality in a speech Monday, laying out a plan for creating new rules that would prevent Internet service providers from blocking services or content and setting the stage for a potential battle with telecommunications companies.

Speaking at the Brookings Institution, FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski said the agency must be a “smart cop on the beat” and work to preserve an unrestricted Internet.

“The Internet is an extraordinary platform for innovation, job creation, investment and opportunity....
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