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The ISPs' status as common carriers allows consumers to complain if the ISPs charge unjust or unreasonable prices, a stopgap meant to prevent truly egregious behavior.
Comcast, Verizon, Time Warner, and their ilk—as common carriers under Title II of the Communications Act.
If approved, broadband internet companies will be recategorized as a Title I information services instead of Title II common carriers.
The lobby groups want a ruling that the FCC exceeded its statutory authority by reclassifying broadband as a common carrier service.
Those strict rules prohibited the providers from blocking, throttling or offering fast lanes, and reclassified the internet providers as common carriers, subjecting them to strict utility-style oversight.
The common carrier exemption currently prevents the FTC from taking enforcement action against ISPs.
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