Analysis

Net Neutrality: How We Got Here

Law360, New York (December 7, 2017, 11:44 AM EST) -- The Federal Communications Commission is on track to scrap its so-called net neutrality rules at its upcoming December meeting, offering another interesting development in the complicated history of internet regulation.

The Obama-era protections, more than a decade in the making, have morphed into a political lightning rod that highlights competing perspectives on internet access and the proper role of broadband service providers.

At its Dec. 14 open meeting, the commission is expected vote along party lines to repeal the 2015 Open Internet Order, which bars internet...
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