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On Net Neutrality, Six Ways The FCC’s Public Utility Order Will Lose In Court

Now that the festivities celebrating the FCC’s “historic” Open Internet order have quieted down, the hangover is settling in for a long stay. The FCC is preparing to publish the new rules, along with dozens of other changes to its public utility regulations that go with its radical new Internet governance plan, perhaps as early as this week.

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Now that the festivities celebrating the FCC’s “historic” Open Internet order have quieted down, the hangover is settling in for a long stay. The FCC is preparing to publish the new rules, along with dozens of other changes to its public utility regulations that go with its radical new Internet governance plan, perhaps as early as this week.

That action will start the 60-day clock for the filing of what promises to be a flurry of lawsuits challenging the order. Expect the federal courts to take at least a year to rule on any of them, and perhaps as long as three years before the final fate of the order is known if the case winds up, as it could, back at the U.S. Supreme Court.

Source: www.forbes.com

Some insights on the many reasons that the FCC’s net neutrality order is vulnerable.

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Now that the festivities celebrating the FCC’s “historic” Open Internet order have quieted down, the hangover is settling in for a long stay. The FCC is preparing to publish the new rules, along with dozens of other changes to its public utility regulations that go with its radical new Internet governance plan, perhaps as early as this week.

That action will start the 60-day clock for the filing of what promises to be a flurry of lawsuits challenging the order. Expect the federal courts to take at least a year to rule on any of them, and perhaps as long as three years before the final fate of the order is known if the case winds up, as it could, back at the U.S. Supreme Court.

Source: www.forbes.com

Some insights on the many reasons that the FCC’s net neutrality order is vulnerable.

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FCC Fines Company $4.1 Million for Slamming and Cramming Consumer Phone Lines

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Photo of Geoffrey Starks by Amelia Holowaty Krales of the Verge

Now that the festivities celebrating the FCC’s “historic” Open Internet order have quieted down, the hangover is settling in for a long stay. The FCC is preparing to publish the new rules, along with dozens of other changes to its public utility regulations that go with its radical new Internet governance plan, perhaps as early as this week.

That action will start the 60-day clock for the filing of what promises to be a flurry of lawsuits challenging the order. Expect the federal courts to take at least a year to rule on any of them, and perhaps as long as three years before the final fate of the order is known if the case winds up, as it could, back at the U.S. Supreme Court.

Source: www.forbes.com

Some insights on the many reasons that the FCC’s net neutrality order is vulnerable.

See on Scoop.itBroadbandPolicy

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Benjamin Kahn

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Screenshot of Hernan Galperin via YouTube

Now that the festivities celebrating the FCC’s “historic” Open Internet order have quieted down, the hangover is settling in for a long stay. The FCC is preparing to publish the new rules, along with dozens of other changes to its public utility regulations that go with its radical new Internet governance plan, perhaps as early as this week.

That action will start the 60-day clock for the filing of what promises to be a flurry of lawsuits challenging the order. Expect the federal courts to take at least a year to rule on any of them, and perhaps as long as three years before the final fate of the order is known if the case winds up, as it could, back at the U.S. Supreme Court.

Source: www.forbes.com

Some insights on the many reasons that the FCC’s net neutrality order is vulnerable.

See on Scoop.itBroadbandPolicy

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