FCC Cites High Court Win In Verizon Net Neutrality Fight
By David McAfee
Law360, Los Angeles (May 24, 2013, 5:05 PM EDT) -- The Federal Communications Commission told a D.C. appeals court Thursday that a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision supports its argument that it is entitled deference in its interpretation of statutes on which it relied for its authority to issue net neutrality rules challenged by Verizon Inc.
The FCC sent a letter to the D.C. Circuit outlining the decision in City of Arlington v. FCC, which was handed down May 13 in favor of the agency, just one day after Verizon pointed the court to a recent...