Wednesday, April 07, 2010

FT.com / US / Politics & Foreign policy - US internet reform plan hit by court ruling

An important net neutrality reality check

The Obama administration’s ambitious plans to expand broadband services and open networks were dealt a blow on Tuesday when a US appeals court ruled that the Federal Communications Commission did not have the authority to regulate the high-speed internet systems.

The ruling raised the possibility that the FCC would seek jurisdiction to regulate companies such as Comcast, AT&T and other broadband providers.

FT.com / US / Politics & Foreign policy - US internet reform plan hit by court ruling

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