Public Knowledge Responds to Trade Group Attempts to Reverse Net Neutrality RulingJuly 29, 2016
Today, multiple cable, wireless and broadband trade associations, including CTIA and US Telecom Association, petitioned the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia to reverse the recent ruling upholding the Federal Communications Commission’s Open Internet order.
The following can be attributed to Chris Lewis, Vice President of Government Affairs at Public Knowledge:
“Twice broadband providers have looked to the DC Circuit to stop net neutrality rules. Twice they have been told that a Title II based framework is the correct way to have strong rules and the FCC is empowered by Congress to do so. Now these trade groups are asking the DC Circuit yet again. There is broad consensus support for strong net neutrality rules, making this just another doomed attempt for trade groups to ignore millions of Americans. It’s time for these trade groups to move on — net neutrality is here to stay.”