Released: December 07, 2017
FCC’s net neutrality plan may have even bigger ramifications
Source: Brian Fung, Washington Post
The plan by the Federal Communications Commission to eliminate its net neutrality rules next week is expected to hand a major victory to Internet service providers. But any day now, a federal court is expected to weigh in on a case that could dramatically expand the scope of that deregulation — potentially giving the industry an even bigger win and leaving the government less prepared to handle net neutrality complaints in the future, consumer groups say.
The case involves AT&T and the Federal Trade Commission. At stake is the FTC's ability to prosecute companies that act in unfair or deceptive ways.
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