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Digital Rights Group Seeks Net Neutrality Ruling Redo

Nov. 1, 2019, 4:20 PM

A digital rights advocacy group asked the full D.C. Circuit to rehear its decision upholding the Federal Communications Commission’s rollback of Obama-era net neutrality rules.

The Digital Justice Foundation petitioned Oct. 31 for rehearing, arguing that a U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit panel misinterpreted its position the first time around. The foundation has honed in on the Republican-controlled FCC’s 2018 transparency rule, which is one part of the broader net neutrality case.

“The DJF argued that the 2018 Order’s transparency rule was arbitrary and capricious because of internal inconsistencies and faulty logic,” the group said...

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