Departing Republican FCC Commissioner Calls Net Neutrality a Failure

Departing FCC Commissioner Robert McDowell (Republican) says that one of the commission’s biggest failures was net neutrality while one of its greatest triumphs while he was there was reform of the Universal Service Fund. He along with FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski (Democrat) announced last week that they would be leaving the agency shortly.

Speaking to Ars Technica, McDowell said that Net Neutrality was a mistake and a failure. In 2010 the FCC approved net neutrality rules that prevented Internet service providers from blocking “lawful traffic” and banning discrimination against competitive services running over the ISP’s networks….. read more



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