FCC planning new regulations following Verizon decision

Will not seek to repeal ruling, but rather apply new provisions

Last month the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) lost a decision that struck down key rules preventing Internet service providers from giving different types of data priority on their networks. But the agency now says that it will make a new push to enact regulations that strengthen net neutrality, the concept that all information on the Internet should be treated equitably.   

While this sounds like good news for consumers, Reuters reports that analysts are concerned new regulations could spark partnerships between content providers like Netflix and broadband service providers if they’re not put in place explicitly or quickly enough.

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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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