FCC’s wishy-washy rulemaking might doom net neutrality in court

When the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) adopted the Open Internet Order in 2010 -- forbidding Internet Service Providers from blocking services or charging content providers for access to the network -- there was one thing the FCC was careful not to do. What the FCC did not do is declare that Internet service providers are "common carriers," a classification that could have opened the door to even stricter regulations.

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