Digital rights groups urge the FCC to protect net neutrality

This week 31 digital rights groups from some 21 countries on five continents urged the U.S. Federal Communications Commission to pass strong Net Neutrality rules that that would reclassify broadband providers under Title II of the Communications Act. FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler gave encouraging signs that he intends to propose rules that would harness the full extent of the FCC’s authority on February 26, yet members of the U.S. Congress and some ISPs are already on the attack.

 

Country: Global

Domains: IG

Stakeholder: Civil Society

Tags: net neutrality, digital rights, Federal Communications Commission (FCC), open letter, broadband reclassification

Posted on Tuesday 10 February 2015

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