by David Oxenford
In the most detailed and far-thinking report on Tom Wheeler's resignation that we've seen, guest columnist and renowned broadcast attorney David Oxenford lays out what a Republican-controlled FCC could mean after Inauguration Day.
Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler resigned today, effective January 20 (inauguration day). It is a customary resignation when a new political administration is headed for the White House. In this case, a Republican president overseeing an agreeable Congress makes likely a reversal of net neutrality. what does it mean for online audio?
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has indicated that it will re-start its effort to establish a "net neutrality" law that would regulate how the Internet's broadband pipes are owned and managed. This will be FCC's third try. In January, the agency lost a court decision, largely on a technicality.