FCC Extends Net Neutrality Comment Deadline

From Broadcasting & Cable

The FCC has given commenters a little more time to weigh in on the proposed changes to the FCC’s 2015 net neutrality rules, but not the eight weeks they were looking for.

Daniel Kahn, chief of the Competition Policy Division of the Wireline Competition Bureau, said Friday that the Aug. 16 deadline for reply comments has been extended to Aug. 30.

Public Knowledge, Access Now, the American Civil Liberties Union, the Computer & Communications Industry Association, Consumers Union, the Electronic Frontier Foundation, Engine Advocacy, National Consumer Law Center, the World Wide Web Foundation, and the Writers Guild of America West had sought an eight-week extension saying that was needed to give adequate time to work through the initial comments and reply to them.

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