FCC looks at ways to assert authority over Web access

The Federal Communications Commission is considering aggressive moves to stake out its authority to oversee consumer access to the Internet, as a recent court hearing and industry opposition have cast doubt on its power over Web service providers.The FCC, which regulates public access to telephone and television services, has been working to claim the same role for the Internet. The stakes are high, as the Obama administration pushes an agenda of open broadband access for all and big corporations work to protect their enormous investments in a new and powerful medium.To read this report in The Washington Post in full, see:
www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/01/14/AR2010011404717.html

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