In a 3-2 vote, the agency decides to apply the same rules that govern telephone service to broadband, with the hope that it ensures the fair and equal treatment of all traffic on the Internet.
Commentary: The new regulatory action by the FCC has sweeping implications for the Internet, and the price we will pay over time for this radical shift will be severe.
One day after the FCC adopted new Net neutrality rules, consumers are left scratching their heads about what it means for their Web-surfing experience. Has anything really changed?
Nokia's CEO has argued that certain futuristic technologies will need to be prioritised, flying in the face of recent victories for net neutrality.
Chairman Tom Wheeler shouts "No, no, no, no!" The new regulations won't dictate carriers' rates, impose tariffs or meddle with their business.
Commentary: The new open Internet rules are designed precisely to maintain users' Internet experience by preventing ISPs from picking winners and losers in the digital marketplace.
With the FCC set to vote this week on new rules governing the Internet, CNET breaks down everything you need to know about complicated, but critical, issue.
The road to crafting lasting regulation to protect the open Internet has had several twists and turns. As the FCC prepares a vote to adopt new rules, CNET takes a look back to the origins of the current debate.
Republicans on the Federal Communications Commission and in Congress question the White House's influence over the agency, and claim dire consequences if the broadband industry undergoes stricter regulations.
In this edition of Ask Maggie, CNET's Marguerite Reardon explains the ins and outs of the FCC's plan to regulate the Internet and why it's such a high-stakes proposition.