Net Neutrality Rules to Be Published Sept. 23, 2011 and Become Effective Nov. 20, 2011

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Detailed Broadband Service Disclosures Required

Tomorrow the Federal Register will publish the FCC’s network neutrality rules and announce an effective date of Nov. 20, 2011 (which is 60 days after OMB’s approval was published on Sept. 21). The rules generally prohibit broadband providers (i.e. cable operators, LECs, satellite and wireless) from blocking or unreasonably discriminating against lawful web content (see our summaries of these requirements here and here). In addition, by Nov. 20 all broadband providers must establish and post detailed disclosures on their websites regarding the network management practices, commercial terms of service, and performance characteristics of their broadband services as described in more detail in our Sept. 15, 2011 Advisory.

Please see full advisory below for more information.

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