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Verizon Challenge FCC’s Net Neutrality Order in Federal Court

Posted in Broadband Adoption, Broadband Deployment, DWT Advisory

Verizon just announced that it has filed a lawsuit in the federal D.C. Court of Appeals to challenge the FCC’s Net Neutrality Order that was adopted during the Commission’s December open meeting.  We have not yet seen the contents of the complaint, but Verizon’s brief press release is available here.

For information about the FCC’s Net Neutrality Order, please read our prior posts:

FCC Adopts Net Neutrality Rules; Relies on Title I Ancillary Jurisdiction

DWT ADVISORY: FCC Releases Details on Net Neutrality Rules

DWT Advisory: A Critique of the Legal Reasoning Behind the FCC’s Net Neutrality Order