FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler.
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Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler isn’t abandoning his proposal to let ISPs charge Web services for access to Internet “fast lanes.”
But he will ask the public whether Internet service should be reclassified as a common carrier service and whether paid prioritization deals should be banned, The Wall Street Journal reported last night.
Wheeler is pushing for a vote on a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) at the commission’s Thursday meeting, but has met resistance from both Democratic and Republican members of the commission.
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