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FTC Best To Address Net Neutrality, Commissioner Says

Law360, Washington (April 19, 2013, 1:44 PM EDT) -- Federal Trade Commissioner Joshua D. Wright criticized the Federal Communications Commission on Friday for its blunt and rigid net neutrality regulations, saying his agency may be better equipped to develop a more flexible antitrust scheme that could protect consumer welfare.

According to Wright, the FCC's 2010 net neutrality rules have created a near-blanket ban on deals between broadband providers and other Internet companies, a strict rule that could stymie growth in the industry over fears that there may be a few bad actors.

“I think the...
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