The U.S. Federal Communications Commission is in legal limbo after a U.S. appellate court ruling Tuesday tossed out the agency's enforcement of network neutrality principles on broadband provider Comcast.
The FCC has postponed a deadline for comments on net neutrality to April 26.
The FCC could still enforce net neutrality, but any way forward includes significant barriers.
The FCC had no 'statutorily mandated responsibility' to enforce network neutrality rules, a US appeals court judge has ruled.
A former U.S. solicitor general questioned if the FCC has the legal authority to create net neutrality rules.
The RIAA called on the FCC to allow ISPs to be copyright enforcement cops.
The FCC proposed net neutrality rules in 2009.
The FCC should back away from creating strict nondiscrimination rules requiring broadband service providers to carry all Internet content and applications, because such net neutrality rules could hurt investment in networks, AT&T said Tuesday.
Net neutrality could lead to inexpensive, high-quality broadband services for businesses.
New legislation from Senator McCain would stop the FCC from making net neutrality rules.