Regulatory classification

On May 6, 2010, FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski announced that the Commission would soon launch a public process seeking comment on the options for a legal framwork for regulating broadband services.

House Communications Subcommittee Chairman Doyle: Net Neutrality Will Be First Subcommittee Hearing

New House Communications Subcommittee Chairman Mike Doyle (D-PA) said that network neutrality will be the subject of the first subcommittee hearing under his chairmanship.

Public Knowledge Petitions FCC to Reconsider Allowing Carriers to Restrict Text Messaging

Public Knowledge, joined by the Benton Foundation and 14 consumer, rural, and public interest groups, filed a Petition for Reconsideration opposing the Federal Communications Commission’s recent Declaratory Ruling classifying text messaging as a T

Broadband Industry Urges Judge To Invalidate Vermont Net Neutrality Law

A coalition of cable and wireless organizations are asking a judge to invalidate Vermont's new network neutrality law on the grounds that the measure goes against federal policy.

US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit Outlines Net Neutrality Argument Logistics

The US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit has released a detailed guide to its network neutrality oral argument scheduled for 9:30am on Feb 1. The Court live streams audio of all oral arguments, except when classified or sealed matters must be di

It's Now Clear None of the Supposed Benefits of Killing Net Neutrality Are Real

In the months leading up to the Federal Communications Commission assault on net neutrality, big telecom and FCC Chairman Ajit Pai told anybody who’d listen that killing net neutrality would 

Remember When Chairman Pai Said Killing Net Neutrality Would Boost Network Investment? About That...

You'll recall that one of the top reasons for killing popular network neutrality rules was that they had somehow supposedly crushed broadband industry network investment.  You'll be shocked to learn this purported boon in investment isn't happenin

INCOMPAS: Net Neutrality Court Delay Will Slow Down Streaming Revolution

The Internet and Competitive Networks Association (INCOMPAS) opposes the Federal Communications Commission’s motion seeking a delay in the Open Internet court case.

Court Signals Green Light for Net Neutrality Arguments

The US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit said that oral arguments scheduled for January and now February will take place, partial government shutdown or not. That means the court will hear arguments in the Mozilla et al.

House Democrats campaigned on net neutrality. But will they act on it?

A majority of the new Democrats in the House have made public statements supporting network neutrality, giving advocates hope that the new members of Congress will have the issue in mind moving forward.

House Democrats' Net Neutrality Playbook

Rep. Mike Doyle (D-PA) offered up an early look at how Democrats in the House may approach net neutrality legislation in the new Congress.