adeelarshad82 writes: Despite a recent ruling that said the FCC did not have the right to interfere in Comcast's network management issues, the agency is pushing ahead with its national broadband plan, though there might be some tweaks. Since the case was won on the fact that FCC based its decision on its Internet Policy Principles, a set of guidelines the agency developed internally several years ago regarding broadband Internet service and not actual rules that went through a formal, open rulemaking process, they are invalid as is the enforcement action. In the event of this decision FCC general counsel Austin Schlick acknowledged that the court's decision may affect a significant number of important plan recommendations because of which the commission is assessing the implications of the decision for each one, to ensure that the commission has adequate authority to execute the mission laid out in the plan.
DEAL: For $25 - Add A Second Phone Number To Your Smartphone for life! Use promo code SLASHDOT25. Also, Slashdot's now on IFTTT. Check it out! Check out the new SourceForge HTML5 Internet speed test! ×