Net Neutrality Rollback May Require FCC First Move

Law360, Washington (February 22, 2017, 8:39 PM EST) -- Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai has not yet revealed a broad strategy to take down the Obama-era net neutrality framework that he has long rejected, but experts say lawmakers may look to his FCC for initial action as deliberations among GOP leaders continue on the best path forward.

A month into his chairmanship, Pai has taken one action related to the 2015 Open Internet Order, halting in early February an inquiry into several carriers’ free data offerings. He also slated a vote for Thursday on a small-business exemption to heightened transparency rules in the order, which reclassified broadband as a Title II...

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