Verizon Drags FCC to Court Over Net Neutrality


America’s largest wireless carrier Verizon has sought a legal reprieve against the Net neutrality rules adopted by the FCC last month. Verizon filed the appeal in court this Thrusday. In an official statement released by the company, Verizon senior vice president and deputy general counsel Michael E. Glover said that, “We believe this assertion of authority goes well beyond any authority provided by Congress, and creates uncertainty for the communications industry, innovators, investors and consumers.” In a vote carried out on December 21st last year, FCC commissioners chose to adopt Net neutrality rules which would give the FCC control and oversight over all internet service providers in the country. → Read More