FCC Delivers Net Neutrality Plan to Federal Register
Apr 2, 2015, 7:12 AM by Eric M. Zeman
The FCC has sent its proposed net neutrality rules to the Federal Register, completing another step in the process of making them law. The Federal Register will spend several days reviewing the rules before publishing them. Once published, opponents to the rules will be able to formally challenge them in court. The FCC wants to reclassify broadband network providers under common carrier rules, but many companies are vehemently opposed to the FCC's plan.
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