IIA Honorary Chairman Rick Boucher and IIA Co-Chairman Bruce Mehlman recently had an op-ed published by Bloomberg Law on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit’s open internet decision and the need for Congress to step in and codify nationwide open internet rules. An excerpt:
New year, same net neutrality saga—but there may be light at the end of the tunnel.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit’s decision in October 2019 upholding the Federal Communication Commission’s light-touch net neutrality rules validated the regulatory framework championed by FCC Chairman Ajit Pai, but it left some unfinished business that threatens to undermine the ruling. And it’s sure to be appealed by those who want to regulate the internet as if it were a rotary-dial telephone connected to a copper wire.
Check out the full piece over at Bloomberg Law.
Originally published at Bloomberg Law