It seems the Federal Communications Commission's quest for Net neutrality isn't dead.
The agencyto reclassify broadband service as a telecommunications service, which would help the agency reassert its authority for regulating the Internet. The move came after the commission lost an important legal battle last month. Consumer groups and Net neutrality advocates had been calling for the FCC to , which would make all the old regulation for the regular phone network apply to broadband. But broadband providers, namely AT&T, Verizon Communications, Comcast, and others, vehemently oppose this approach arguing that it would kill innovation and investment.
The chairman's statement said that the agency will not assert new powers that it did not have before the Comcast decision was handed down. Essentially, the chairman said he simply wants to reassert and clarify the FCC's jurisdiction as it was understood before the court case was decided.
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