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FCC Issues Notice of Inquiry Regarding Broadband Regulation and Industry Offers a Mixed Response

Broadband's Impact, FCC, Net Neutrality June 18th, 2010

WASHINGTON, June 18, 2010 –Yesterday the Federal Communications Commission met to consider putting out a Notice of Inquiry on how they should regulate broadband. After the recent Comcast decision the FCC’s ability to regulate broadband was put into question. After looking at the various issues FCC’s counsel came to the conclusion that there were 2 possible methods of regulating either as an information service under Title I or as a Telecommunications service under Title II. The chairmen however did not feel that Title I gave the commission enough authority; while Title II put too much regulation on ISPs; to solve this he created his Third Way proposal.

Wireless Industry Official, Consumer Advocate Face Off On Net Neutrality

FCC, Net Neutrality, Wireless December 15th, 2009

WASHINGTON, December 15, 2009 – A representative from a wireless industry focused trade association and a co-founder of a consumer advocate group faced off Tuesday on the heated topic about whether the Federal Communications Commission should regulate Internet access to support Net neutrality or open Internet principles.

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