FCC reportedly voting on new net neutrality rules in February

FCC chair Tom Wheeler is reportedly planning to vote on a new net neutrality proposal in February. The Washington Post reports that Wheeler is planning to internally circulate an updated version of the Open Internet rules he’s been working on for almost a year, with hopes of getting them passed in a February 26th meeting. There’s no clue as to what these rules might entail, but the Post paraphrases analysts and officials close to the FCC, saying that Wheeler is planning “far more aggressive regulation” than he originally proposed.

The proposal would replace the Open Internet Order that was struck down in court at the beginning of last year, creating rules to prevent internet service providers from unfairly blocking or discriminating…

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