Law360, New York (December 1, 2010, 8:18 PM EST) -- The Federal Communications Commission on Wednesday released its plan for safeguarding network neutrality under its Communications Act Title I authority, drawing cheers from supporters hoping for quick installation of rules monitoring Internet traffic and competition, along with strong opposition from opponents questioning the FCC's authority to act.
The commission scheduled a Dec. 21 commissioner meeting for a vote on the newly released plan, largely modeled after the commission's 2005 open Internet principles, FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski said Wednesday.
"Even after the commission announced open Internet principles...
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