Upcoming event

Date/Location Details: 

Information Technology and Innovation Foundation

Date: 
Tue, 07/11/2017 - 10:00 to 11:30

Net neutrality has become the most contentious issue in modern telecommunications policy. On the core proposition that the freewheeling openness of the Internet must be preserved, there is heated agreement. But on the much thornier question of what is the most appropriate legal mechanism to ensure that openness, and exactly how to define the extent of that openness, there is only heat.

The Communications Act is outdated, and even with the FCC’s creative improvisations, we are left with kludges: Title II, section 706, and FTC oversight are all imperfect.



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