Wednesday, 19 December 2018

Jeb Bush opposes FCC's net neutrality rules

By Nick Wood, Total Telecom
Wednesday 23 September 15

Presidential hopeful says Open Internet Order prevents ISPs from recouping the cost of networks from OTT players.

U.S. presidential hopeful Jeb Bush this week sharply criticised the Federal Communications Commission's net neutrality law, which suggests its days would be numbered if he is elected in 2016. The former governor of Florida cited the Open Internet Order as an example of regulation serving special interests rather than citizens, in a diatribe called "the regulatory crisis in Washington", published on his Website on Tuesday. "Rather than enhancing consumer welfare, these rules prohibit one group of companies (ISPs) from charging another group of companies (content companies) the full cost for using their services…

U.S. presidential hopeful Jeb Bush this week sharply criticised the Federal Communications Commission's net neutrality law, which suggests its days would be numbered if he is elected in 2016. The former governor of Florida cited the Open Internet Order as an example of regulation serving special interests rather than citizens, in a diatribe called "the regulatory crisis in Washington", published on his Website on Tuesday. "Rather than enhancing consumer welfare, these rules prohibit one group of companies (ISPs) from charging another group of companies (content companies) the full cost for using their services…

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