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Wheeler, at ‘net neutrality’ hearing, calls for proactive cyber strategy to protect emerging networks

February 08, 2019 |
Mariam Baksh
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Congress' return to the contentious debate over “net neutrality” presents an opportunity to strategically bake security into emerging networks, former Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler said Thursday, responding to growing concerns over providers' use of equipment from low-cost Chinese suppliers.

“The Trump FCC has repeatedly said they don't have any jurisdiction over the security of the networks they've been entrusted to oversee,” Wheeler said at a House Energy and Commerce subcommittee hearing on “preserving an open internet for consumers,...

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