Federal Court Kills Net Neutrality, Says FCC Lacks Authority.
Joined: Oct 24 2009
Last Active: Never/Not tracked
Total Active: Never/Not tracked
Timezone: GMT+ -7
Last Page Viewed:
January 14 '14 at 10:15 AM
By timothy from
Slashdot's we'll-have-to-agree-to-disagree department
An anonymous reader writes
"According to a report from Gizmodo, a U.S. Appeals Court
has invalidated the FCC's Net Neutrality rules
. From the decision: 'Given that the Commission has chosen to classify broadband providers in a manner that exempts them from treatment as common carriers, the Communications Act expressly prohibits the Commission from nonetheless regulating them as such. Because the Commission has failed to establish that the anti-discrimination and anti-blocking rules do not impose per se common carrier obligations, we vacate those portions of the Open Internet Order.' Could this be the final nail in the coffin for Net Neutrality? Or will the FCC fight back? This submitter really, really hopes they fight back..."
Forgot name or password?
Click here to get them
Not a member?
Click here to join
: Large flux of old-but-been-broken news stories coming through.
: Need that for all dialogue in all things ever. Gone with the Wind: Gilbert Gottfried version
: Dream do come true. Gilbert Gottfried https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3H3xQzQauyY