FCC Unveils Final Net Neutrality Rules

Law360, New York (September 23, 2011, 7:04 PM EDT) -- The Federal Communications Commission released the final version of its controversial net neutrality rules Friday, revealing that the regulation aimed at prohibiting the discriminatory treatment of Internet traffic will become effective Nov. 20.

The final rules — similar to the proposed rules adopted by the FCC in December in a 3-2 vote along party lines — regulate Internet providers to ensure transparency by requiring them to open up access to information about their commercial and performance service, and prohibit blocking and unreasonable discrimination against lawful traffic...
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