Telecoms reportedly file first lawsuits against FCC net neutrality rules
The first lawsuits against the FCC’s new net neutrality rules have come in, according to The Washington Post. The Post writes that two parties — industry group USTelecom and regional service provider Alamo Broadband — have respectively filed suit in Washington and New Orleans. We’ve contacted both parties (and the FCC) about the suits, but for now, the details are thin. USTelecom thinks that the rules, which were officially released on March 12th, are not “legally sustainable,” and Alamo believes it’s suffering harm under the new requirements, which ban internet service providers from blocking, discriminating against, or speeding up internet traffic from specific sources.
There’s been widespread speculation about whether (or when)…
Source:: The Verge