FCC Faces Bitter Fight To Revive Net Neutrality

Law360, New York (January 15, 2014, 9:05 PM EST) -- The D.C. Circuit ruling that gutted the Federal Communications Commission's net neutrality regulatory regime could push the agency to reclassify Internet providers under the law — but it won't be easy.

After all, the appeals court actually upheld the FCC’s general authority to police ISPs, but ultimately said the agency's legal classification for broadband providers didn't permit the neutrality rules, which required providers to treat all traffic on the Internet equally regardless of source.

The FCC had specifically chosen to classify ISPs as “information services” under...
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