Best way to preserve an Open Internet is to preserve pro-competition policies — press release on FCC

October 22, 2009 Comments on FCC Open Internet NPRM

“The best way to preserve the open Internet is to preserve current pro-competition policy”

WASHINGTON – In response to the Federal Communications Commission’s proposed Open Internet NPRM today, Chairman Scott Cleland offered these comments for attribution:

· The best way to preserve an Open Internet is to preserve the pro-competition policies that currently sustain an Open Internet, not fundamentally change the character of the Open Internet by replacing competition with new Government regulation as the engine of Internet openness.”

· “The fundamental unease surrounding this proposed rulemaking is whether new, expanded, and formal FCC regulations could fundamentally transform the long-privatized Open Internet into a de facto public information commons or morph private broadband companies into de facto public utilities.” is a pro-competition e-forum representing broadband interests. See



Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: