Court dismisses challenges to ‘open’ Net rules

By Reuters
Posted April 4 at 1:56 p.m.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia dismissed on Monday challenges to an “open” Internet order adopted by the Federal Communications Commission last year.

The court said the challenges filed by Verizon Communications Inc. and MetroPCS Communications Inc. were premature, knocking down the companies’ claims that the rules would modify wireless licenses they hold.

The rules, often referred to as net neutrality, would forbid broadband providers from blocking legal content but left flexibility for providers to manage their networks.

Read more about the topics in this post: , ,

Companies in this article


Read more about this company »

Comments are closed.