By John Eggerton, Multichannel News, 1-6-21
If Democrats have their way, and holding majorities in the House and Senate and with their team in the White House, the careening of net neutrality rules between the courts and FCC could stop, but with legislation that establishes broadband access as a Title II service subject to mandatory access, and a return of prohibitions on blocking and throttling, and paid prioritization.
It could also mean legislative action on a host of communications issues from broadband spending to heightened scrutiny of mergers, as well as a Democratic majority on the FCC sooner rather than later….
One issue that isn’t going away is the debate over what to do about Section 230, the communications law that has allowed social media to flourish without the threat of civil suits over third-party content on their sites. » Read More