Update on the FCC’s Net Neutrality push
CNET.com reported that in a 3-2 vote the FCC will bring broadband internet under utility-style rules. This means internet service providers can no longer push for data “fast-lanes” or give certain data sources preferential bandwidth. The key piece of the new regulation is centered around the Title II telecommunications regulations in the 1934 Communications Act. Having the Internet classified as such will give the FCC the ability to enforce the fairness provision. The push for Net Neutrality is not over yet however–once the new rules are published within the Federal Register, it is expected that some of the larger telecom companies, like AT&T, will sue due to the increased regulation on their offerings.
For more information, check out this article from CNET.com
CNET also has an article timeline of the events on this issue that can be found here.