Telecoms Poised to Fight Obama’s Net-Neutrality Proposal

Overview


Paul Devinsky said that if broadband Internet providers are reclassified as utilities, they might « argue that reclassification is an unlawful taking, in violation of the Fifth Amendment, because it makes their trillion-dollar investment in high-speed Internet, made in reliance on decades of what might be characterized as assurances that they would not be treated as common carriers, less valuable.”