Thursday 22 April 2021
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Net neutrality fans and broadband backers clash in court

Both sides in the fight over net neutrality said they’re confident of victory over a federal appeals court that’s hearing legal challenges to the FCC’s actions on the hotly contested issue.

Lawyers gave oral arguments in the U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington on Friday and faced questions from judges in a case that could reshape the way the government treats both the wired and mobile broadband industries. Broadband service providers such as AT&T are suing to stop the Federal Communications Commission from classifying Internet companies as utilities and banning paid prioritization of specific services.

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Source: computerworld