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The FCC’s 305 (Not So Dirty) Words

On March 12, the Federal Communications Commission released its much-anticipated network neutrality report and order. Kevin Werbach, an Associate Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics at The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, quickly distilled the 400 page release to the 305 words that matter most. This article first appear in Medium. We thank Prof Werbach for allowing us to reprint it here.



Chairman Tom Wheeler said it best at last week’s historic FCC meeting: “The Internet is simply too important to allow broadband providers to be the ones making the rules.” Amen.

Benton Editorial

Benton Salutes FCC’s Move to Bring More Fiber to More Communities, Sooner

In too many communities around the U.S. – and especially in rural communities – no commercial Internet service providers are offering broadband – and do not plan to.

Today, the Federal Communications Commission sided with community-based solutions. Today, the FCC sided with choice. Today, the FCC sided with bringing better broadband everywhere.