FCC Notice: Establishing Open Internet Advisory Committee

by on Apr.28, 2011, under Uncategorized

(Original at the Benton Foundation)

Submitted: April 21, 2011 – 3:31pm

Originally published: April 21, 2011
Last updated: April 21, 2011 – 3:37pm


Federal Communications Commission (FCC), 445 12th Street SW, Washington, DC, 20554, United States

In a Federal Register notice, the Federal Communications Commission announced its intent to create the Open Internet Advisory Committee.

The purpose of the Committee is to track and evaluate the effects of the FCC’s Open Internet rules, and to provide any recommendations the Committee deems appropriate to the FCC regarding policies and practices related to preserving the open Internet. The Committee will observe market developments regarding the freedom and openness of the Internet and will focus in particular on issues addressed in the FCC’s Open Internet rules, such as transparency, reasonable network management practices, differences in treatment of fixed and mobile broadband services, specialized services, technical standards, and the state of competition.

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