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FCC urges court to reject initial challenge to net-neutrality repeal, citing differences from last legal battle

February 13, 2018 |
Rick Weber
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The Federal Communications Commission has asked a federal appeals court to dismiss a legal challenge by free-speech advocates to the commission's decision late last year to repeal Obama-era regulations for the internet.

The Obama administration's net-neutrality order led to first-time cybersecurity rules for broadband internet service providers; the FCC in its latest court filing lays out how the upcoming legal battle will differ from the last challenge by industry to the ISP rules.

“Because the petition for review was filed...

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