Regulation Made Simple

FCC adopts net neutrality rules, this time reclassifying ISPs as common carriers


Author : Matej Podbevsek

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC), the US telecoms regulator, on February 26 adopted a new Open Internet Order. To enable the imposition of strong non-discrimination rules, the FCC also reclassified fixed and mobile broadband providers as ‘common carriers’, enabling their regulation under Title II of the Communications Act of 1934.


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