AT&T Mobility Ruling Won't Fill Net Neutrality Void
Law360 (February 27, 2018, 9:53 PM EST) -- The Ninth Circuit's milestone ruling in a widely watched case over alleged data-throttling by an AT&T unit has restored broader FTC enforcement authority over internet service providers, yet experts say it stops short of adding new consumer safeguards following the rollback of net neutrality regulations last year.
On Monday, the full Ninth Circuit undid a 2016 panel decision in a case in which the Federal Trade Commission accused AT&T Mobility LLC of quietly slowing down iPhone users' mobile service, returning to the view that internet service companies that also include common-carrier functions may not wholly escape FTC authority.
The opinion did,...
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