FCC Adopts Net Neutrality Proposal

Law360, New York (December 21, 2010, 1:28 PM EST) -- A divided Federal Communications Commission voted Tuesday to formally propose new network neutrality rules prohibiting Internet providers from discriminating against Web traffic and content, setting the agency on what dissenting commissioners predicted would be a collision course with Congress and the courts.

Commissioners split down party lines in a 3-2 vote in adopting the controversial report and order, which laid out the FCC's vision for regulating Internet providers to ensure transparency and prohibit blocking and unreasonable discrimination against lawful traffic and content, largely modeled after the...
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