FCC’s Net Neutrality Order Released

BY Chris Amico  December 23, 2010 at 6:00 PM EDT

Two days ago, a divided Federal Communications Commission adopted rules enforcing network neutrality, the principle that all Internet traffic should be treated equally, regardless of origin.

When the commission voted, it did so without releasing the actual rules publicly, as Wired reported:

The formal order has not been released yet, because the FCC needs to incorporate the majority’s response to the written dissents of the commissioners who disagree with the order. FCC officials said it could take a few days before the order is made public.

On Thursday, on the last working day before the Christmas holiday is observed, the FCC released what commissioners actually voted on.


We’re still digging through the 194-page document. In the meantime, if you find something interesting or that you’d like us to look into, we welcome your comments.