White House Endorses “Common Carrier” Net Neutrality Rule

November 10, 2014

In a press statement today, President Obama urged the Federal Communications Commission to endorse a relatively strict form of network neutrality regulation. His statement specifically endorsed classifying consumer broadband provders as telecommunications providers subject (under the 1996 Telecommunications Act, Pub. L. 104-104) to regulation as “common carriers” under Title II of the 1934 Communications Act.

The New York Times reports the story here. The Presidential statement is online here.

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