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Statement Of Comm. Rosenworcel On Court Opinion On Open Internet Rules

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Released: January 14, 2014

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This is an unofficial announcement of Commission action. Release of the full text of a Commission order constitutes official action.
See MCI v. FCC. 515 F 2d 385 (D.C. Circ 1974).

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
NEWS MEDIA CONTACT:
January 14, 2014
Valery Galasso, (202) 418-2400
Email: valery.galasso@fcc.gov

STATEMENT OF FCC COMMISSIONER JESSICA ROSENWORCEL ON TODAY’S

OPEN INTERNET D.C. CIRCUIT COURT DECISION

Washington, D.C. — “I support an open Internet that drives innovation,
experimentation, and economic growth. I am pleased that the D.C. Circuit recognized the
Commission’s authority to encourage the deployment of broadband infrastructure. I look
forward to further studying the court’s opinion and working with my colleagues to ensure that
the great ecosystem the Internet supports continues to create jobs, opportunity, and digital age
prosperity. ”
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