D.C. Circuit Declines To Review FCC’s Net Neutrality Order
Mealey's (June 14, 2016, 2:17 PM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — A District of Columbia Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel majority on June 14 declined petitions to review a 2015 report and order by the Federal Communications Commission by several telecommunications providers (telecoms), finding that the FCC had the authority to reclassify broadband as a telecommunications service in its effort to “compel Internet openness,” commonly known as “net neutrality” (United States Telecom Association v. Federal Communications Commission, et al., No. 15-1063, D.C. Cir.).