Wednesday, February 4, 2015

FCC Chairman Seeks to Extend Title II Authority to Wireless Too

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler confirmed that he circulating a proposal this week with his fellow commissioners that would  implement and enforce open Internet protections using Title II authority.  In a column published by, Wheeler describes his proposal as "the strongest open internet protections ever proposed by the FCC."

Specifically, Wheeler seeks enforceable, bright-line rules to ban paid prioritization, and the blocking and throttling of lawful content and services. In addition, he proposes to fully apply those bright-line rules to mobile broadband.

His column is posted here: