Tuesday, February 03, 2015

In Net Neutrality Push, F.C.C. Is Expected to Propose Regulating Internet Service as a Utility - NYTimes.com

Pursuing a politically palatable path?

"It is expected that the proposal will reclassify high-speed Internet service as a telecommunications service, instead of an information service, under Title II of the Communications Act, according to industry analysts, lobbyists and former F.C.C. staff members.

The change, the analysts and others say, which has been pushed by President Obama, would give the commission strong legal authority to ensure that no content is blocked and no so-called pay-to-play fast lanes exist — prohibitions that are hallmarks of the net neutrality concept."
In Net Neutrality Push, F.C.C. Is Expected to Propose Regulating Internet Service as a Utility - NYTimes.com
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