Open Internet Order
The Federal Communications Commission just released its plan to restore internet freedom, which will bring back the historical light-touch framework that instilled regulatory certainty and propelled over a trillion dollars in investments in better broadband services.
Why is net neutrality, the controversial notion that all Internet traffic should be treated the same, so difficult to resolve? An underappreciated reason is each side defines the core terms of net neutrality very differently.
The window of opportunity for negotiating a legislative compromise on reasonable net neutrality protections is 2017.