Net Neutrality Fight Will Test FCC's Internet Authority

Law360, New York (September 5, 2013, 2:55 PM EDT) -- Verizon Communications Inc. is set to put the Federal Communications Commission's authority to police key Internet access services on trial Monday when the D.C. Circuit hears the telecommunications giant's challenge to the agency's net neutrality rules.

The FCC has been fighting to regulate broadband and other high-speed Internet services for years, losing its first attempt in 2010 to convince the D.C. Circuit that the Communications Act gave it the power to keep Internet service providers from favoring some kinds of traffic over others.

The telecommunications watchdog...
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