FCC Internet regulation: A ‘third way’ or third rail?

Washington, D.C., partner Laura Phillips authored this article in the Daily Caller discussing the future of the Federal Communications Commission’s regulation of broadband internet services.  The FCC announced May 6, 2010, that it intends to pursue reclassification of the transmission component of Internet access as a Title II service, but forbear from applying other unnecessary regulations – a compromise “third way” to support Net Neutrality without imposing unnecessary regulations that would stifle investment and innovation.  Laura, a member of the firm’s Telecommunications & Mass Media Team argues, however, that notwithstanding the “third way” idea, the FCC has two choices: it can try to reassert Title II authority over broadband access or not.

Click on the PDF link above to view the full article.

Services and Industries

The Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP website uses cookies to make your browsing experience as useful as possible. In order to have the full site experience, keep cookies enabled on your web browser. By browsing our site with cookies enabled, you are agreeing to their use. Review Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP's cookies information for more details.