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Verizon Files Lawsuit Against FCC & ‘Net Neutrality’ Rule

Verizon Communications announced Thursday that it has filed a lawsuit against the Federal Communications Commission. The company claims that the FCC went beyond its level of power and influence on business when it passed its net neutrality rule last December.

According to Cecilia Kang of the Post Tech blog published by The Washington Post, the rule prohibits Internet service providers from giving slower service or blocking service to their competitors or prioritizing their own business or that of business partners on the Internet.

Verizon argues in its lawsuit that the FCC does not have the authority to impose such a rule. According to Kang, they said that the net neutrality rule goes beyond “any authority provided by Congress.” Verizon also said in the lawsuit that they believe the rule creates “uncertainty” for the communications industry as a whole, new business ventures on the Internet and consumers.

According to Kang, the lawsuit was expected in a long-time battle between government regulators and Internet access providers. In December, the FCC voted 3 to 2 to pass the rule. This was the first time the FCC imposed a rule to try to regulate the providers.


Verizon challenges FCC rules on net neutrality (The Washington Post)

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