Court Battles

Verizon hails defeat of 'unnecessary' FCC rules

A federal court’s decision to strike down the Federal Communications Commission’s net neutrality order will not change users’ experiences online, Verizon said Tuesday.

On Tuesday, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals struck down the agency’s net neutrality rules, saying that it overstepped its regulatory authority by treating Internet providers like telephone companies after classifying the two types of companies differently.