FCC chief proposes tough open Internet rules

Posted on AllSides February 4th, 2015
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Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler revealed Wednesday that he'll propose applying decades-old communications rules to Internet service providers to ensure that the Internet remains open to all legal content, an option that cable companies and other ISPs had feared and fought against vigorously.

That Wheeler wants to apply the "Title II" authority for new net neutrality rules — named after the Title II of the Communications Act of 1934 — to regulate ISPs like public utilities has been widely anticipated by industry watchers in recent weeks. Wheeler's proposal would...

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