New Court Ruling places FCC in the regulatory catbird seat – what? Weren’t they already? Apparently not.

Court Strikes Down Net Neutrality Rules but Grants FCC Sweeping New Power over Internet

Today, the D.C. Circuit struck down most of the FCC’s 2010 Open Internet Order, rejecting rules that required broadband providers to carry all traffic for edge providers (“anti-blocking”) and prevented providers from negotiating deals for prioritized carriage. However, the appeals court did conclude that the FCC has statutory authority to issue “Net Neutrality” rules under Section 706(a) of the Communications Act and let stand the FCC’s requirement that broadband providers clearly disclose their network management practices.

 

http://techfreedom.org/post/73327053584/court-strikes-down-net-neutrality-rules-but-grants-fcc

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