FCC Chairman Backtracks—a Little—on Net Neutrality Rules

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler Photograph by Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

After his proposal to allow Internet companies to charge Web companies for speedier delivery of their content was met with widespread criticism, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler is trying to make the case that it is possible to have Internet fast lanes without slow lanes. He first did so in a letter to tech companies on Friday, and the Wall Street Journal reported Sunday that he has also revised his approach to net neutrality rules.

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