Sunday, 20 August 2017

Obama backs stricter net neutrality rules

By Nick Wood, Total Telecom
Monday 10 November 14

Verizon dismayed as U.S. president calls on FCC to reclassify ISPs as common carriers and subject them to tighter regulations.

U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday called on the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to adopt the strongest possible rules to protect net neutrality. In a video message hosted on the White House Website, Obama said the FCC should adopt Title II of the Communications Act as the legal framework for regulating the Internet as opposed to the lighter-touch approach afforded by section 706 of the Telecommunications Act…

U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday called on the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to adopt the strongest possible rules to protect net neutrality. In a video message hosted on the White House Website, Obama said the FCC should adopt Title II of the Communications Act as the legal framework for regulating the Internet as opposed to the lighter-touch approach afforded by section 706 of the Telecommunications Act…

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