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The Open Internet Order Means That The Federal Communications Commission Now Regulates Broadband Internet

Ian Ball Thursday, 28 April 2016
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The implementation of the Open Internet Order reclassified broadband internet service providers as common carriers under Title II of the Communications Act. The reclassification is significant because common carriers are largely exempt from the authority of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). Therefore, broadband internet service providers will now be subject to the authority of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). This transition of authority means that the regulatory future of broadban...
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