Internet Providers Fight Regulatory Reclassification

Law360, New York (February 23, 2010, 5:24 PM EST) -- A coalition of broadband Internet service providers and trade groups has urged the Federal Communications Commission to reject a push by net neutrality groups to put Internet access under the same regulatory classification as telephone service.

Verizon Communications Inc., AT&T Inc., Time Warner Cable Inc. and the National Cable & Telecommunications Association, among others, released a sharply worded 14-page letter on Monday that said the agency should avoid proposals by certain groups “advocating an extremist form of 'net neutrality' regulation” to classify broadband Internet service as...
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