Net neutrality debate finally heads to U.S. District Court

Verizon will attempt to cast off restrictions on network usage

For many a free and open Internet is the pinnacle of modern communications, enabling conversation and collaboration on scale undreamed of before the turn of the century.  Federal regulations currently protect the idyllic concept of free flowing internet traffic, but service providers are once again pushing for more control over the information flowing through their networks.

Today, Verizon will bring oral arguments to the USA court of appeals, pushing back against FCC regulations established in 2010. The Internet service provider (ISP) is likely to rearticulate its argument that the government is overstepping its bounds by limiting its control over network traffic, The Wall Street Journal reported.

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Chris DiMarco

Chris DiMarco, Executive Editor of InsideCounsel magazine, has a background in multimedia production with previous involvement in projects in which he developed and created content...

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