Law360, New York (May 18, 2017, 12:10 PM EDT) -- FCC commissioners voted 2-1 Thursday to move forward with a process that would reverse Title II broadband classification, the legal footing for the commission's 2015 net neutrality rules.
Chairman Ajit Pai and Republican Commissioner Michael O'Rielly voted in favor of the notice of proposed rulemaking, with Democratic Commissioner Mignon Clyburn casting the dissenting vote.
The current net neutrality rules require internet service providers to treat all content the same, without speeding up or slowing down access to it. Pai has floated removing Title II classification and opting to have ISPs voluntarily commit to treating content equally.
The notice of proposed rulemaking, which...
Stay ahead of the curve
In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.
Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!