US: Net neutrality rules upheld by Court of Appeal

A U.S. appeals court upheld the Obama administration's landmark rules barring internet service providers from obstructing or slowing down consumer access to web content. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit backed the Federal Communications Commission's so-called net neutrality rules put in place last year to make internet service providers treat all internet traffic equally.

Country: Global

Domains: IG

Stakeholder: Judicial

Tags: open Internet, telecommunications industry, public utility, Internet fast lane, Federal Communications Commission (FCC), ISP, Internet, US, net neutrality

Posted on Tuesday 14 June 2016

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