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Nancy Pelosi urges FCC to reclassify broadband as a utility

09
Sep
2014

A good number of politicians have recently made statements in favor of net neutrality, but House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is going further than most of them today and asking that the Federal Communications Commission reclassify broadband as a utility using Title II of the Communications Act — exactly what net neutrality advocates have been pushing for. In a letter to FCC chair Tom Wheeler, Pelosi writes that Title II is an appropriate tool to refine modern rules, and that it can do so without the FCC overburdening broadband providers. The reason that the FCC is currently amid this whole internet fast lane debacle is that its chosen to regulate internet providers using a less stringent allowance in the Communications Act.

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