The FCC's Authority to Promulgate Internet Traffic Rules

Telecommunications & Electronic Media Practice Group

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The FCCs Authority to Promulgate Internet Traffic RulesRecently, the Federal Communications Commission proposed an expansion of its authority into a new arena – broadband internet access service.  It is now in the midst of receiving and analyzing comments to its proposal.  With both supporters and detractors, the proposal has generated a great deal of public attention.  Please join us as our panel of experts discusses a paper written by former U.S. Solicitor General Gregory G. Garre examining the FCC’s authority to regulate broadband internet access.


  • Hon. Gregory G. Garre, Latham & Watkins LLP and former U.S. Solicitor General
  • Prof. Gigi B. Sohn, President and Co-Founder, Public Knowledge
  • Ms. Helgi C. Walker, Partner, Wiley Rein LLP
  • Moderator: Mr. Bryan N. Tramont, Managing Partner, Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP