Last updated: April 27, 2010 - 8:38am
In a blog post Monday, media counsel Rick Whitt explained that Google is more concerned about network neutrality policies at the Federal Communications Commission than questions over the agency's legal maneuvering to ensure its authority over broadband. That authority was cast into doubt after a federal appeals court sided with Comcast, saying the FCC overreached when it sanctioned the cable giant for net-neutrality violations. "To us, this has never been about regulatory rigidity but about protecting consumers and keeping the Internet open for innovators," Whitt said. "So while we're not wed to any particular legal theory to justify the FCC's jurisdiction, we do believe some minimal oversight over broadband networks is essential."
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