FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler defends proposed net neutrality reform2014-05-01 09:43 by Daniela
Tags: FCC, Net Neutrality
The chairman of the United States Federal Communication Commission is continuing to support his proposal concerning the future of the so-called "Open Internet" this week despite ongoing criticism. Skeptics have voiced concerns that, if adopted, the draft document's rules would let Internet Service Providers transmit data to end-users more quickly if the applicable content producers pay more to the ISPs.
Appearing at the annual meeting of the National Cable and Telecommunications Association, the cable industry lobbying group that he once led as president and CEO, Wheeler declared that "reports that we are gutting the Open Internet rules are incorrect."
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