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Statement of Commissioner Rosenworcel on Open Internet Announcement

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Released: February 19, 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:
February 19, 2014
Valery Galasso, (202) 418-2400
Email: valery.galasso@fcc.gov

STATEMENT OF FCC COMMISSIONER JESSICA ROSENWORCEL ON OPEN

INTERNET ANNOUNCEMENT

Washington, D.C. — “I support an open Internet. That is why I am pleased that the D.C.
Circuit recognized the Commission’s authority to encourage the deployment of broadband
infrastructure. I also support the actions Chairman Wheeler has announced today in light of this court
decision. I look forward to working with my colleagues to develop policies that ensure the Internet
continues to drive innovation, experimentation, and economic growth. ”
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