CASE COMMENTS: REGULATIONS - UNITED STATES - TELECOMMUNICATIONS - NET NEUTRALITY - US REGULATION

Net neutrality: The US Federal Communications Commission acts to restore internet freedom (Restoring Internet Freedom)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article in French, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. The US Federal Communications Commission ("FCC"), the US telecoms regulator, decided on 14 December 2017, by three votes to two, to repeal the net neutrality regulation it had adopted in 2015. The net neutrality regulation adopted in the United States in 2015 As early as 2005, the FCC had begun issuing guidelines on net neutrality, which were compiled in a policy statement published in August 2005. These guidelines, which were not mandatory, were intended to encourage telecom operators to preserve and promote an open Internet so that Internet users could access any content and use any application or service on the Internet. In 2010, the FCC

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  • White & Case (Paris)
  • Commission de Régulation de l’Energie (Paris)

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Orion Berg, Laetitia Ghebali, Net neutrality: The US Federal Communications Commission acts to restore internet freedom (Restoring Internet Freedom), 14 December 2017, Concurrences N° 1-2018, Art. N° 86172, pp. 172-174

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