WSJ: FCC Chairman to Revise Proposed Net Neutrality Rules

by Rich Scherr 0

FCC101The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) plans to revise rules proposed last month that would let broadband providers accept payments from content companies to deliver their websites faster, The Wall Street Journal reported. Attempting to address widespread criticism of the proposal, Tom Wheeler is expected to issue new language making it clear the FCC will scrutinize all deals to assure that companies not participating in the so-called “paid prioritization” aren’t put at a competitive disadvantage. The Journal reported that the new draft also will seek comment on whether the arrangements should be banned altogether. Read more

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