FCC's Wheeler and the 'Common Good' Standard

November 4, 2015

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler defended the FCC's new network neutrality rules on the Charlie Rose show Tuesday, and appeared to come up with his own variation of the public interest standard--"the common good" standard--to back it up.

He also gave a hint of how the FCC would treat its new broadband privacy oversight under those new Open Internet rules, which redefine Internet access as a common carrier.

Read more at: http://www.broadcastingcable.com/news/washington/fccs-wheeler-and-common-good-standard/145544

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