Chairmain Wheeler’s Statement on Open Internet Rules
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler issued a statement on the FCC’s Open Internet Rules. The statement addresses the Verizon v. FCC decision, in which the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit struck down certain parts of the Open Internet Rules. In the statement, Chairman Wheeler announced that the FCC will propose new rules regarding improper blocking and discrimination of content and also transparency for how ISPs manage traffic. Follow the link above to read the full statement.
The FCC also released today an “Open Internet Explainer,” answering questions regarding the rules that were struck down by the DC Circuit court of appeals in January 2014.