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Latta Bill Would Block Title II

May 29, 2014

Rep. Bob Latta (R-Ohio) has introduced legislation to prevent the FCC from reclassifying broadband as, at least in part, a Title II common carrier service, something ISPs have long characterized as the "nuclear option" approach to open Internet regs. The National Cable & Telecommunications Association backs the bill, , which would define Internet access as an information service, and would not allow an information service to be classified as a common carrier.

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