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DC Circuit court largely upholds net neutrality repeal, but FCC can’t preempt net neutrality state laws

October 3, 2019


A federal appeals court ruling on the Federal Communications Commission controversial repeal of net neutrality regulations for broadband providers was mostly a win for the repeal, but it opens the door for states to continue to fight for their own net neutrality regulations and requires the FCC to reexamine three areas of its 2018 order which changed the classification of broadband services.

The D.C. Circuit court upheld the commission’s overall repeal of net neutrality, also known as Title 2 regulation, through the reclassification of fixed and mobile broadband providers as “information services” and “private mobile services” rather than “telecommunications services.”

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